Recipes

Pecan & Hazelnut Pralines

Can you believe it’s already the week of Thanksgiving? Are you ready? Need a quick-and-easy make-ahead dessert that tastes like fall, transports like cookies and makes your house smell divine in the process? Then this recipe is for you! Pralines…

Chicago

The Winchester Chicago

By now my love affair with breakfast food and brunch ought to be pretty evident here on Sed Bona. So when I heard there was a little spot near the Ukrainian Village that had LEGENDARY waffles, you no doubt understand that…

Beauty

What’s In My Bag || Autumn 2014 Edition

This year on Instagram I’ve created a series of “what’s in my bag” vignettes for every season. I like to change and rotate out my routine throughout the year so I wanted to share this autumn edition here on the blog…

Chicago

Dove’s Luncheonette

I love a good diner — the comfortable atmosphere, the friendly staff and delicious low-brow fare. Diners are cozy and filled with food, my two favorite things. So when Shaheen told me the owners of Big Star (my favorite taco joint…

Style

10 Spooky Films with Serious Style

The spookiest time of year is upon us! And while many may not think of Halloween as the most fashionable of holidays, some of the best autumn outfit inspirations can be drawn from the spooky films we watch throughout October.…