Grab a Taste of Ellie’s at Sweet Freaks

By Kristin Boza  In late 2019, Ellie’s Café reached the end of its era when chef and owner Cathy Stacey decided to close her popular restaurant. For those craving the delectable comfort […]

Home Cooking: Mead with a Meal

By Kristin Boza Home Tour attendees are in for a literal treat with the pairing of Ellie’s Cafe and Wild Blossom Meadery. This partnership provides a delicious dish prepared by […]

Thanksgiving Feasts: Dialing for Dinner

By Grace Kuikman & Kristin Boza Thanksgiving is a day of family and feasting, and, traditionally, a day (or week!) of cooking. Busy schedules can make it hard to feed […]

Fall is the Perfect Time to Dine Al Fresco

By Kristin Boza September in Chicago is probably one of the best times to dine outdoors: Not too hot, not too cold, and it’s likely mosquito season will be over. […]