Condiments reign king.

Condiments reign king.

As part of a Chicago Celebrates Connecticut party theme, creating a menu that showcased both was most important – as was the presentation.  So along with the New Haven Pizza, and East Coast inspired accompaniments, we have the Chicago Style Hot Dog and all its Mason Jar condiment glory.  Neon…

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Clams go on everything.

Clams go on everything.

Chicago celebrates Connecticut with New Haven pizza  – a style of Neapolitan pizza common in and around New Haven, CT. It originated at the Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana, known as Pepe’s.  This white clam version is always a hit (and my personal fav).

Something to drink?

Something to drink?

Chicago meets Connecticut for this rooftop celebration, resulting in these festive beverage options.  Thirsty?

Lovebirds strike gold!

Lovebirds strike gold!

Amy Beck’s amazing cake design for my Bride & Groom at U of C Campus this August.  You can’t go wrong with gold lovebirds!  Such a lovely, classic wedding held at The Quadrangle Club.

Check her out:  http://amybeckcakedesign.com.

Hand Pie Alert!

Hand Pie Alert!

For the #MyTurnToJag Gilt City & Jaguar event – showcasing the new F Type – these delicious Blueberry Hand Pies were the dessert highlight of the eve.  Thank you Entertaining Company!

Ramping up!

Ramping up!

Yesterday morning brought a trade show called The Smaller Side of SYSCO.  An awesome little show featuring local artisanal purveyors and such.  White Marble Farms, Maple Leaf Farms, Rain Crown Ranch, and Zarlengo’s Italian Ice & Gelato (and more!) all showed beautiful products that I wanted to order immediately!

There were beautiful Morels,…

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Day-glo Desserts

Day-glo Desserts

I love when food and fashion trend the same way.  Neon colors are such a summer obsession – why wouldn’t we pair our food to match?  This is one plated dessert that’s runway ready.

Bloody Masterpiece

Bloody Masterpiece

Holy hell!  This really takes the cake is the world of Bloody Mary’s.  Caterers take note! While it’s easily served at a restaurant – this is a way cool thing for a brunch event, ladies hat luncheon (serious ladies only), St. Patty’s party, birthday (adult or child) party, engagement brunch,…

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Modern Indian weddings, high style & top cuisine

Modern Indian weddings, high style & top cuisine

Hermès, meet Indian Wedding.  Indian Wedding, meet Hermès.   See what I mean?   Channeling the modern Indian bride….captured.

Top cuisine by Entertaining Company.

Muddling Mayhem

Muddling Mayhem

Clean and fresh cocktails with fruits and herbs.