Posts tagged "Swedish"

From Chicagoans: Holiday Foods From Around the World (Part 1)

Chicago is a true melting pot of people, neighborhoods and cultures. Throughout the year, Chicagoans come together to celebrate their different holidays and traditions. And, at the center of so many of those celebrations is food. So, with the holiday season upon us, I reached out to my fellow Chicagoans to uncover some of the... Read more »

Holiday Foods from Around the World: Select Recipes from Chicagoans (Part 2)

For the 2012 holiday season, I asked for Chicagoans to send me their favorite traditional holiday recipes. And, wow, did I get some amazing stuff. From recipes to stories to traditions, I learned a lot about how people from different cultures celebrate the holidays here in Chicago. While a lot of the celebrations differ from... Read more »

An Afternoon Exploring... Andersonville

I love meeting my Aunt Barbara out for brunch on the weekend. While she lives in the near west suburb of Oak Park, she uses a visit with my family as an excuse to try out a new restaurant in a new neighborhood in the big city. She always keeps a running list of potential... Read more »
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Searching for a New Foreign Language Bookstore in Chicago

I am a walking contradiction when it comes to buying and reading books. With most books, I browse for them online and read them on my e-reader. I don’t read book jackets. I don’t feel the weight of the book in my hands. I don’t flip through and read the first chapter. I just click... Read more »