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apartment 9- food Issue

A couple of weeks ago we had a super talent group of folks pay us a visit.they cooked. the styled. they played. and they shot it all. and wrote about it! check out ‘Brunch 101’= a lesson in cooking in a cast iron skillet and more. The story includes cooking instructions, recipe, beautiful photography. (Yum) Check out their whole story here Food: Heather SperlingWords: Jourdan Crouch FairchildPhotos: Yewon Kimreason: apt 9 thanks guys! can’t wait to have you back up.

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Today’s Chicago Sun Times SPLASH magazine- yay!

This was such a fun little project !Check out today’s Sunday’s Issue of the magazine insert“TRENDING NOW” Who doesn’t like to talk about their favorite things and give a shout out to their friends? Thanks to our favorite local friends & suppliers:HERITAGEMNB VINTAGEBUCKSHOTSONNYSTHE WINTER SESSIONS CHECK IT OUT HERE — TWEET:   FB  IPAD APP:   and thanks Yewon Kim & Bob Coscarelli for the photos XOCamp

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Last weekend we hosted so many friends, new and old for a weekend of food, filming, photos, and fleaing. (It’s weekends like this that feed our creative souls and make every dollar + minute spent to hold this place together worth it) THE HIGHLIGHTS: (see more at #aptwandawega) ! heather sperling of the tasting table whipped up some fantastic dinner and brunch. booze sponsored by Solemn Oath Brewery ( I sware to god, she’s a modern day grace kelly with a spatula) ! The folks @ Heritage bicycles stayed with us to hit the Elkhorn Flea Market. (along with the…

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from StyleSeek’s post on the retreat: “A few weekends ago our Creative Director Ryan Plett got a diverse group of photographers together and took them out into the woods of Wisconsin for the weekend with only their cameras, food/liquor, and the amazing resort. The goal was to highlight a single place, seeing how each person would experience the same location while creating truly unique content. Camp Wandawega in Elkhorn Wisconsin was the location for the #StyleSeekRetreat, a private camp that has been painstakingly curated with vintage and authentic items that truly take you back in time. The list of photographers that attended the Retreat include:…

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