Of Memory, the Gift

In Proust’s In Search of Lost Time, he tells the story of in his childhood, going to bed while his parents were throwing parties, unable to fall asleep, waiting for his mother to come say good night to him. Sometimes…

Egg Harbor Cafe(s)

If, under some sort of food tyranny, I were forced to choose only one of the three meals in a day, ever after to eat solely breakfast, lunch or dinner, I wouldn’t flinch: breakfast. Don’t get me wrong: a great…

Cafe Buonaro’s

On the first floor of Fifth Avenue Station, tucked behind the elevators that lead to upper offices and loft apartments, Cafe Buonaro’s is a rare find in downtown Naperville, just steps from the Metra: it’s a family-owned Italian restaurant, and…