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A Conversation with Carrie Meghie

Food, Tastemakers

Share: Here’s the thing, and I know it sounds bad: I was never a kid person until my friends started having them. For the past few years though, I’ve been getting to know some of these tiny humans and…

doodles doughnuts

A Conversation With Dana Lanier

Food, Tastemakers

Share: There are doughnut (donut?) shops cropping up all over Chicago that take the much beloved pastry beyond old fashioned and chocolate glazed. One of these such wonders is Doodle’s Doughnuts, an Old Town shop known for three glorious…

A Conversation with Nancy Geden

Food, Tastemakers

Share: Opening one restaurant is no small feat. Managing the planning and execution of 10 restaurant openings? Let’s just say, I would need a big drink if I were Nancy Geden, the 26 year-old director of operations for Meatheads,…

A Conversation with Jodi Fyfe

Food, Tastemakers

Share: You could say that as the founder of Paramount Events, Jodi Fyfe is somewhat of a local Martha Stewart. In 2011, with a restaurant and hospitality management degree from Kendall College in addition to 20 years of experience under her belt, the Oak Park mom of…