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Best of Wine & Food 2018

March 28, 2018

By Tara Gardner, Laura Hine, Marjie Killeen, Jacquelyn Lumley and Alyssa Zacek

BEST UPCOMING COOKBOOK
When reporter Amelia Levin came to interview Ellen King, baker and co-owner of Hewn (810 Dempster St., Evanston), the two clicked. So much so that two years later, the duo (with photographer John Lee) have a cookbook coming out this fall: Hewn Heritage Baking ($30, Chronicle Books). “We’re focusing on the Midwest revival,” King says. “Consumers already demand locally grown produce; we’re focusing on increasing demand for locally grown and milled grains.” The bakery has been a leader in championing little-known strains of wheat, like the almost-extinct Turkey Red, and working with farmers and old-fashioned stone mills to revive these heritage grains. And now we’ll have King’s recipes and know-how to turn these flavorful flours into delicious breads—crucial, given how fast the bakery sells out each day. –LH

Read more at NS Magazine.

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Hewn will close early if we sell-out of breads and pastries. Customers can reserve bread and/or pastry items by calling ahead at 847-869-HEWN(4396). We cannot accept reservations left on our answering machine.  All reserved bread must be picked up by 12 pm on Saturdays and Sundays.

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