Category Archives: Scents

A gallery of fragrances, food porn, restaurants, and delicacies.

Spence Farm

Having dinner at one of the oldest family farms in Livingston County is a rare treat. We caught wind of the opportunity through a friend and immediately purchased tickets for the Spence Farm Foundation Fundraiser Harvest Feast, which supports sustainable small family farms. It was wildly successful + packed to the gills with other epicureans. [...]

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Publican @ 837 W. Fulton Market

After a wedding near the Indiana Dunes, we made a ten thirty stop at The Publican. Dining here after the crowd dies down, seems more my speed as it was louder than I would have preferred. I’m sounding cranky now. Hey! It was definitely late at night and our main food entree was quite delayed [...]

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Julia Child’s Reine de Saba cake

In the 100th episode of her TV show, The French Chef, Julia Child made the Reine de Saba cake. Yesterday, I made it for the first time for Debbie’s birthday. I purchased the semi-sweet chocolate (6 oz for $4) from Art Mart, and the other ingredients ($10) from Common Ground, and I could only find [...]

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Bacaro @ 111 + 113 N Walnut St. in Champaign

bacaro is above and beyond what I would call a unique dining experience. Seth and I had the pleasure of dining here for our first time a few days ago on my twenty eighth birthday. We also managed to do a review on the restaurant—he wrote the review and I snapped photos. More images can [...]

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Flatlander Fund

On June 22-27, Flatlander Fund will be holding another fundraiser at Indi Go Artist Co-op. Hand-crafted cakes by local pastry chefs will be on display…more details will be available in the next few weeks. In the meantime, enjoy some images from previous Flatlander events that have taken place at the Corkscrew (in Urbana) and Highdive [...]

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Dining at Buddakan in NYC

Normally, we don’t go out for very fancy dinners — but we made quite the exception while we were in New York City visiting friends. Buddakan is a great place to dine with a group of six because you get to try almost everything on the menu!

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