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Thé Time: Big Heart Tea

Welcome to this installment of Thé Time (Tea Time), where I feature some of the best teas I’ve tried lately. I discovered Big Heart Tea earlier this year when I stopped by Lemon Gem, a cute little kitchen goods store … Continue reading

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St. Louis Coffee

One of my earliest memories is loving the smell of coffee. My grandfather liked drinking it so we always had a pot brewing when he came over. I thought since I loved the smell of coffee, I’d love the taste … Continue reading

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Squatters Café

A few weeks ago, I read about a new restaurant opening in the KDHX radio building near downtown St. Louis. It took me by surprise because usually I’m abreast of what opens and closes in the area, and I had … Continue reading

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Thé Time: Conscious Apothecary

Welcome to the first installment of Thé Time. In French, “thé” means tea. I decided to start this column partly to talk up all the good tea sold locally in St. Louis. You might not expect this, but St. Louis … Continue reading

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Vicia

Last night, I met my friend Emma for dinner at Vicia. I’d already been there once before for lunch a month ago, right after they opened. But their dinner menu looked more involved, so I wanted to go back for … Continue reading

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Pan Seared Brussels Sprouts with Cranberries and Pecans

Growing up, I was lucky–I never had a parent who told me to eat my vegetables. I remember watching TV shows where parents forced their children to eat all their broccoli, and thinking it was strange. My mother told me … Continue reading

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Winter in Chicago (and ways I’ve cooked up to tolerate it)

This is what it looked like in Chicago on Tuesday:   Note the car that is completely covered in snow. When I decided to attend Northwestern, I knew what I was getting myself into. I knew that winters in Chicago … Continue reading

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