Tag Archives: food

Summer Partying

I’m working on my hiking posts but spent the weekend partying so those will have to wait. My friends Lauren and Rory celebrated their one-year wedding anniversary and several other special days with Sugarweek, and us friends were invited to tag along on their celebrations. Friday evening marked the opening of a show at Zhou […]

Summer Retreat nuggets

“The ABC’s of Success: Attitude, Belief and Commitment.” ~Valerie Beck One perk of the Women’s Innovation Network is rubbing elbows with Chicago’s chocolate expert, Valerie Beck. As the founder of Chicago Chocolate Tours, she ensured that WIN’s 2012 Summer Retreat was sweetened at all times. We were even given a private Geneva Chocolate Tour, which certainly […]

Edible Book Festival

Did you devour a book yesterday? April 1 marks the birthday of French gastronome Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin (1755-1826), the author of Physiologie du goût.  In honor of this birthday, and based on an idea conceived in 1999, Judith A. Hoffberg and Béatrice Coron started The International Edible Book Festival. Eat Libris flyer by Evanston Print and […]

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