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Nathaniel Reid Bakery

A little more than a year ago before I moved back to St. Louis, I read about Nathaniel Reid Bakery. Reid, a classically-trained pastry chef, is from St. Louis. He moved back to town after living in France and Southern … Continue reading

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Honey-Hazelnut Financiers

I forget when my affair with financiers started. But it’s been true love ever since I made my first batch. Not to be confused with madeleines, financiers are little golden sponge cakes in the shape of rectangles. They get their … Continue reading

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Chicago Restaurant Week: Naha

Every once in awhile, you have a meal you know you’ll never forget. Today was one of those days. It’s Chicago Restaurant Week, a dream for foodies and anyone with a self-professed obsession for trying high-quality food at half (or … Continue reading

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