What’s happening October – December
Kids in costume can stop in for Floriole treats.
Sweet Sugar Sultry Spice Book Event
Join us for tea, sweets, special talk and book signing with chef / author Malika Ameen and her new baking book Sweet Sugar, Sultry Spice: Exotic Flavors to Wake up Your Baking with a collection of over 75 recipes to raise your desserts to a whole new level.
The book discussion will be moderated by Sandra Holl and Floriole Bakery will provide a selection of treats from the book with specially selected teas from Rare Tea Cellar. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing.
Sweet Sugar, Sultry Spice will open your eyes to a world of baking possibilities through the use of spices, herbs and flowers. Indulge your senses with delicious and familiar treats transformed with spices – new and familiar. Through the use of spice, your desserts will be the most delicious and memorable part of your meal.
A Mostly Veggie Affair
Join us to celebrate the partnerships between some of Chicago’s best restaurants and farmers throughout the Midwest! Try veggie-inspired dishes from over 20 Chicago chefs and mixologists, all featuring ingredients from Green City Market vendors. All proceeds from the event benefit the market’s Link Card Matching Program, so that shoppers across the city can access the healthy and sustainably-raised foods sold at the Green City Market.
Event participants include: The Nomad Food Company, Danke, Farmhouse, Local Foods, The Radler, Bad Hunter, Steadfast, Villains Chicago, Cochon Volant, Vie/Vistro, The Bristol, Blue Door Farm Stand, Café Selmarie, Presidio, Green Zebra, XOCO, Bang Bang Pie, Fancy Plants, Hoosier Mama Pie, Latch Catering, Travelle, Cookies & Carnitas, and Floriole. Bar participants include Frontier, Wood, The Whistler, wine from Boisset Collection Wine, spirits from New Holland and CH Distillery, and five local breweries from Lakeshore Beverage. And more to come!
VIP tickets allow a limited number of guests early access to A (Mostly) Veggie Affair and a special reception from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. featuring a charcuterie spread from Chef Scott Manley of Danke, a veggie spread from Chef Dave Chapman of Green Zebra, and a specialty cocktail pairing from Moët & Chandon Impérial.
A (Mostly) Veggie Affair is generously supported by Modern Farmer and Lakeshore Beverage.
Cooking Demonstration at Green City Market
Stop by before or after you do your market shopping and see what Sandra is cooking with the produce you can find at the market.
Sunday Supper at Floriole - Friendsgiving
Gather up your friends and enjoy a festive Floriole Friendsgiving!
Closed for Thanksgiving
Conversation and cookie reception with Dorie Greenspan
Q&A with Tim Mazurek
Books provided by City Lit
Over the course of her renowned baking career, Dorie Greenspan has created more than 300 cookie recipes. Yet she has never written a book about them until now. DORIES COOKIES is an iconic and thoroughly comprehensive collection that will have bakers rushing into the kitchen and preheating their ovens at very first glance.
The outstanding selection of 170 recipes here is sure to grant any cookie wish. In researching and developing this book, Dorie created a rating system for all of the cookies. In order to gain entrance into DORIES COOKIES, each recipe had to merit her three purple stars of approval. The cookie had to be so special that it begged to be made again and again. And there had to be lots of variety. Here bakers will find cookies in every size and shape for every taste and occasion. For breakfast, where fruit and nuts
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Called a culinary guru by The New York Times and inducted into the Whos Who of Food and Beverage in America, Dorie Greenspan is the author of eleven cookbooks. Her most recent, Baking Chez Moi, was on The New York Times Bestseller List, as was Around My French Table, which was named Cookbook of the Year for 2010 by the IACP, Epicurious and Amazon. A three-time James Beard Foundation award-winner for her cookbooks and magazine articles, Dorie has collaborated with many celebrated chefs, among them Julia Child (Dorie wrote Baking with Julia), Daniel Boulud and Pierre Hermé.
Tim Mazurek is a Chicago food writer and cookie aficionado. His blog, Lottie + Doof, was named the Best Food Blog by Saveur magazine.