Author: Diane Szulecki

The Best of Morris

The old and the new, the familiar and the up-and-coming— they happily intermingle in this, our second annual Best of Morris awards competition.

Tasty spaces

A local designer gives his Park Ridge restaurant a look that befits its acclaimed cuisine

This Spud's For You

They're the culinary equivalent of great jeans, a "humble" pleasure that offers instant comfort, goes with almost everything and on occasion can be dressed up to dazzlingly chic effect.

The power of polenta

This versatile cornmeal treat brings a touch of Italy to many a delicious dish is polenta one of those foods you've heard about but don't really know? Have no fear; it's not mysterious.

This spud's for you

They're the culinary equivalent of great jeans, a "humble" pleasure that offers instant comfort, goes with almost everything and on occasion can be dressed up to dazzlingly chic effect.

The power of polenta

This versatile cornmeal treat brings a touch of Italy to many a delicious dish is polenta one of those foods you've heard about but don't really know? Have no fear; it's not mysterious.

Before & after

With family in mind, local designers transform too-bland living spaces into chic, inviting havens