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The best donut shops in Chicago

Here in Chicago, we take our dough very seriously. Beyond the city's best pizza joints, we have a real penchant for fried dough. The top donut shops …

Dessert

World-Famous Bonci Unveils Breakfast Pizzas and Delivery in Wicker Park and West Loop

<b>Bonci</b>, the Roman import with two Chicago locations — the only two outside of Europe — has a few new changes for fans of <i>pizza al taglio</i>. The West Loop location has debuted a rotating selection of breakfast pizzas served every morning. The other news is Bonci is teaming up with Caviar to start …

Pie

Ten Upcoming Chicago-Area Restaurants To know

July 10<p><i>LOGAN SQUARE—</i> A misunderstanding with city inspectors may have snarled the opening of <b>Bixi</b>, the Chinese-inspired brewpub from Owen & Engine’s Bo Fowler. The project, three years in the making, is still on target to open this month at 2515 N. Milwaukee Avenue.<p><i>LOGAN SQUARE—</i> <b>Taco Bell’s</b> second …

Taco Bell

Just Opened: Beatnik on the River brings bohemian resort vibes to the Loop

Beatnik on the River, which opened in the Loop on Monday, is attempting to succeed where two previous restaurants — Pearl Tavern and Pearl Brasserie — did not.<p>Working in the newcomer’s favor, perhaps, is that Beatnik on the River isn’t a newcomer at all, but a sibling to the already successful …

Ice Cream

Almost 900 homes planned for former Harold Ickes site

Eight years after the last building was demolished in the Harold L. Ickes Homes public housing development, an ambitious plan to build almost 900 mixed-income residences on the site is moving closer to reality.<p>The developers leading the long-awaited project hope to begin construction by early next …

Real Estate

15 Mexican Dishes That Are Surprisingly Keto-Friendly

It’s Taco Tuesday…but that doesn’t mean your keto diet needs to go the way of the piñata. Pack in the Mexican flavors (sans the extra carbs), then …

Recipe: Cinnamon-sugar doughnuts - California Cookbook

Step 1In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the dough hook, add the warmed milk, then the yeast and whisk by hand to combine. Beat in the eggs, then add the flours, ¼ cup plus 1 teaspoon sugar and 1 ½ teaspoons salt. Mix on low speed until the dough comes together, 1 to 2 minutes.<p>Step 2Increase …

Mille Feuille (Napoleon Pastry Sheets) Recipe

"You don't need to make your own dough when frozen puff pastry sheets work just fine. The key is keeping the dough flat when baking which we do by …

25 Father's Day Brunch Recipes to Make Dad Feel Like a King

Start by fixing up an Old-Fashioned.<p>No one appreciates a hearty meal quite like Dad. Celebrate his special day with a plate full of his favorites, …

British-Style Lemon Pound Cake Might Be the Best Pound Cake

A Madeira cake is the sort of plain cake that looks like it might be dull and dry, but instead turns out to be exceptionally moreish. Many people are …

ruffled milk pie

Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Brush a 9-inch round cake pan lightly with butter, then use a large sheet of parchment paper to fit into the bottom and …

Modernist Bread is Here to Help You Perfect the Art (and Science) of Baking Fresh Bread

SAVEUR's Kat Craddock sits down with Francisco Migoya and Nathan Myhrvold to talk bread, science, and the pursuit of perfection<p>When former Microsoft …

Classic Lemon Pound Cake

Preheat oven 350 degrees:<p>Thoroughly grease the tube pan; then lightly coat the pan with flour.<p>Separate the eggs letting the egg whites fall into a …

Dessert

Waffle Iron Churros Recipe

Want to eat churros every morning but don't want to deal with daily deep frying? Then these waffled churros are for you. Plus, the nooks and crannies of the waffled churros provide space for the chocolate sauce to pool.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Using a waffle iron instead of deep-frying produces …

Breads - Yeast Breads Archives

Everyone knows that pumpkin spice is the official flavor of fall. And while it can seem like everything is pumpkin pie spiced at this time of year, …

This Challah Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Julia Kramer's mom makes this challah by the dozen, and soon you will be, too.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they really are the greatest of all time? Well, our Greatest Recipe of All Time series is where we wax poetic about them. Today, senior editor Julia</i> …

The Burger Lab's Top 10 Tips for Making Better Burgers

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p><i>Editor's Note: Since this article was originally published, the photographs have been changed, the text has been lightly edited for clarity, and the tip order has been updated, but the content is the same.</i><p>More<p>Grilling<p>All the tips and recipes you need for the …

How to Make Cemita Rolls, The Ultimate Sandwich Bun

<i>A cemita roll and a pile of cemita toppings are lying, breathless, in bed. One of them lights up a cigarette and says, "Well, I guess that answers that question."</i><p>More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>But which one came first, the bun or the toppings? I …

How to Get Perfect Lobster Rolls Without the Drive to a Seafood Shack

There's nothing stopping you from bringing this taste of New England home<p>While you certainly can trek out to a remote corner of the East Coast and …

Spices

The 6 Best Drugstore Anti-Aging Creams That Fade Wrinkles Fast

No shade at the Fountain of Youth, but these creams are better.<p>In an ideal world, we would all embrace our every bump, blemish, line, and scar. And we would also hold hands and run through grassy meadows in white cotton dresses and never feel bad about anything ever again. But, sadly, this is …

Skin Care

The Best Cookie Recipes To Bake This Weekend

Baking is a form of altruism. What better excuse to make some cookies?<p>Baking for others is a delicious form of altruism that’s been proven to boost your overall sense of well-being and help connect you with the people you love. But what if you just don’t have time for altruism during the busy …

How to Make Pumpkin Spice Churros with Salted Maple Caramel Dip | Dessert Recipes | Allrecipes.com

The Best Pumpkin Pie

Stella Parks' tome on the art, science, and history of American desserts is a must-read for anyone with a sweet-tooth<p>1 whole medium butternut squash …

A French-Inspired Thanksgiving Menu

From remoulade to Jacques Pepin's apple tarte, our favorite French recipes for a Thanksgiving feast<p>Start your meal with a crunchy fall salad and dunk …

Cooking

How to Make the Best Ultra-Buttery Croissants

Fermented and layered with loads of butter, Tartine's signature croissant dough is the building block for so many more flaky twists, buns, and …

Clementine-Rum Liqueur

For Jessica B. Harris, the holidays come with rum and clementines<p>In a large lidded jar, add the rhum and sugar and stir until fully dissolved. Add …

Bread Ahead to open Soho cafe amid bakery sector boom

Borough Market bakery brand Bread Ahead is set to launch a new bakery and cafà in Soho next month.

Down

Meet your new favorite brunch recipe. This hearty, filling dish is both creamy and satisfying – and we know your guests will agree. There's nothing …

Viennese Vanilla Crescent Cookies

<i>Viennese vanilla crescent cookies are a tradition in Austria. One nibble and we think you'll comprehend why.</i>Adapted from Ruth Reichl | The Gourmet …

Matt Moran's silverbeet, leek and gruyere tart recipe

Known for his Sydney restaurants Aria and Chiswick, the chef makes the most of the diversity of Australia’s fresh produce in his latest cookbook<p>Silverbeet is often overlooked, especially these days when kale is the new(ish) leafy green vegetable on the block. I love silverbeet paired with loads of …

Gruyere