'pleasant house' on Serious Eats
In Chicago, cheese fries are more than a dish you consume after a night out. Whether this is related to Chicago's hot dog stand culture or that chefs here like to elevate simple dishes, I don't know. But I do know that you can find a very wide range of cheese fries here.
Pleasant House Bakery's low profile, white-washed and black-lettered exterior is an anglophile's dream. It gets even better when you walk into the sun-soaked interior, soothing smells wafting through the timeless wood paneled dining room and inviting smiles coming from within the countered kitchen.
Of the many great reasons to check out Dose Market, our favorite part is definitely the chance to preview exciting soon-to-open restaurants. The monthly food and fashion gathering in the River East Art Center usually features a sneak peek at new venture or two, and yesterday's event was no different. Guests previewed dishes from the upcoming Pecking Order and Flour and Bones, along with a host of other quality vendors from around the Midwest.