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Consumed: Pie the Hard Way

Hoosier Mama Pie Company 773-758-2076 hoosiermamapie.com Paula Haney began jonesing for a pie–good old-fashioned, homemade apple pie–while working in the pastry kitchen at Trio under Grant Achatz, the wunderkind chef who now runs Alinea. Achatz was developing his style of whiz-bang molecular gastronomy, and although Haney loved her job–she calls it both thrilling and terrifying–it […]

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Caffeine Buzz/Is It Coffee Season Yet?

Metropolis Coffee Company 1039 W. Granville 773-764-0400 Intelligentsia 3123 N. Broadway 773-348-8058 Over the past few years, the concept of seasonality–eating what’s fresh–has gotten so hot that farmers’ markets are now pickup spots. But there are still a few things that seem to be seasonless. Coffee, say. Who looks at a bag of coffee and […]