Le Pain Quotidien Bakery – Chicago

The story of Chef Alain Coumont begins in the small town of Huy, near Liège in Belgium where he acquired an appreciation of fine food from his family; his father trained as a chef before working at the family’s grocery market, his grandfather would visit local farms on a horse-drawn cart, buying butter, cheese, honey, […]

Croque Monsieur

A croque-monsieur (or a Mister Crunchy!) is a delicious french baked ham and Gruyère sandwich topped with more Gruyère and broiled to crispy, bubbly perfection. I remember the first time I had one, it was three years ago in Paris. After reading many recipes on how to make them and what they’re suppose to look […]