Stephanie Izard’s wedding cake by pastry chef Matthew Rice.
Once again, Chicago represents on Bravo’s Top Chef series. Meet two locals—chef Aaron Cuschieri of Slurping Turtle and Mexique’s chef Carlos Gaytan—participating this season. [RedEye]
Speaking of Top Chef, local alum/winner Girl and the Goat’s Stephanie Izard just got married—but her gourmet, multi-layered cake wasn’t what you might expect from an acclaimed chef. Hint: it uses Cheez-Its in a deliciously inventive way. [Huffington Post] Bonus: Taste the cake for yourself; portions are available for $3 each at Little Goat Bread (820 W. Randolph St., 312-888-3455).
With the Chicago Marathon on Sunday, local runners reflect on this year’s tragic events in Boston. [Chicago Tribune]
In the era of Instagram, 15 Chicago photographers are snapping pics the old-school way—and reminding us just how gorgeous the results can be. [Refinery29]
Another recent arts project that has the city buzzing is Chicagoan Max Wilson’s more than two years’ worth of footage and over 200,000 exposures, all compiled into a breathtaking six-minute time-lapse video of the city at night. [Chicagoist]
PHOTOGRAPHY BY JESSIE LIROLA, COURTESY OF HUFFINGTON POST