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Chicago has no shortage of foodies, but we met one who seriously stands out. Enter Heather Sperling, of Tasting Table, a spot-on source for all things yummy in Chi. As if that wasn't enough cool calories for one gal, you might also recognize Heather running the show at Dose, the monthly food and fashion market we can't get enough of. Recently, we shared a charmed moment with Heather in her Bucktown home and chatted her up on why she loves her wardrobe and how she finds sartorial inspiration in our frosty city (of course, we snuck some grub-related gossip in there, too). Check out four looks that prove freezing and chic aren't mutually exclusive. And then take a gander at your own closet with fresh eyes. Heather's feminine (but not too girly) ensembles are easier to copy than you think!
Photographed by Heather Talbert
Look, we embrace the way food culture has emerged as its own huge world. We'll be the first ones to jump on a cronut, we enjoy making ricotta from scratch, and the toast that accompanies it, we try to shop at the farmers' market for fresh local produce when we can, and we try to eat healthfully in general and not scarf read
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