Gapers Block has ceased publication.

Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
 Thank you for your readership and contributions. 


Thursday, January 26

Gapers Block

Gapers Block on Facebook Gapers Block on Flickr Gapers Block on Twitter The Gapers Block Tumblr

« Jones' Goodass Barbecue and Foot Massage Don't Stop 'til You Get Enough »

Blog Fri Apr 17 2009

Chicago Blog: Apple Pie, Patis, Pâté


Chicago-based Apple Pie, Patis, Pâté is one of those blogs that I always check first when it shows up in my RSS reader. Jude makes mouth-watering dishes like Asparagus Soup with Cream, Chicken in Red-Sesame Seed Sauce, and Steamed Peaches with Honey Dates. But, it's the bread-baking that makes this food site really stand apart.

Jude's approach is clear and methodical and the resulting loaves look incredible. I'm setting aside some time to bake this weekend and I've had my eye on these recipes: Rosemary Potato Bread, Cinnamon Raisin Walnut Bread (pictured), and Dark Onion Rye.

(Image from Apple Pie, Patis, Pâté.)

GB store

Hillary / April 17, 2009 3:40 PM

Way to support us fellow Chicagoans! I love her blog too :)

GB store

Feature Thu Dec 31 2015

The State of Food Writing

By Brandy Gonsoulin

In 2009, food blogging, social media and Yelp were gaining popularity, and America's revered gastronomic magazine Gourmet shuttered after 68 years in business. Former Cook's Illustrated editor-in-chief Chris Kimball followed with an editorial, stating that "The shuttering of Gourmet reminds...
Read this feature »

GB store



Drive-Thru on Flickr

Join the Drive-Thru Flickr Pool.

About Drive-Thru

Drive-Thru is the food and drink section of Gapers Block, covering the city's vibrant dining, drinking and cooking scene. More...
Please see our submission guidelines.

Editor: Robyn Nisi,
Drive-Thru staff inbox:



 Subscribe in a reader.

GB store

GB Store

GB Buttons $1.50

GB T-Shirt $12

I ✶ Chi T-Shirts $15