The term "naked cake" has grown popular in recent years to describe un-iced wedding cakes. No more wondering what's under the thick layer of fondant; you can see the multiple layers of deliciousness that await. Check out how Toni Marie Cox creates her version of the cake.
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Pastry chef Leigh Omilinsky recently spent several weeks staging at Pierre Hermé in Paris. She now makes the best pâte à choux in Chicago at Café des Architectes.
The arrival of autumn signals the end of the dainty and the arrival of the hearty (and meaty) feast. And as we all know, every feast must end with something sweet, and the more options the better. Let's dig into the best desserts in Chicago.
Andre Christopher, chef of Chicago's new Grocery Bistro, is a man of many contradictions—a recent vegetarian convert who serves and cooks meat, and a guy who serves dinner for dessert and dessert for dinner. And, though it's intended as...