Food:: Chicago: Nellcôte

It’s been a while since I’ve done a food post. Over the weekend, I stumbled upon a beautiful restaurant called Nellcôte, which is actually named after Keith Richards’s (Rolling Stones guitarist) mansion in the south of France. The restaurant boasts Parisian elegance and opulence, and the color scheme that was used created an atmosphere that made you feel as if you were actually in a mansion in France. Effective and brilliant. I’ll go more in depth in the post. But for now, get your Francophile hats on and enjoy the ride…






Summer captured in one dish:: Ahi Tuna//Watermelon, Avocado, and Hearts of Palm


It’s Burrata! Wood-roasted strawberries, Pea tendrils, Sunflower seeds, and Minus 8 Vinegar


I always love me a good, classic Margherita Pizza.


Tagliatelli Bolognese// Heritage pork, Veal, and Parmigiano / Fried rosemary


Agnolotti// Stinging nettle, Ricotta, Garlic chips, Chive blossom, and Grilled spring onion butter– All these flavors and textures meshed together made one heck-of-a-dish.


Mascarpone Cheesecake/ Because even if my dinner stomach is full, it doesn’t mean my dessert pouch is, too.


In the front of the resto, there is something that makes you want to eat there even more. Floor tiles! No way. One of my favorite hobbies include searching the city for tiles like these. Very hard, let me tell you that much.

When you leave, take a sharp right and go down a block. You will see the quirkiest, cutest wall art on your right. Look at how adorable these images are! Treasures.

P.S. I posted the second one on instagram and the artist actually found my picture! How neat is that? Check it out: (his username is @_pennypinch_)DSC_1175


Hope you had fun reading and discovering what I did Sunday night! Till next time,




  1. Constance June 19, 2015 / 1:12 pm

    What a beautiful place and the food looks delicious!! Amazing pictures!

  2. Natalia June 19, 2015 / 2:11 pm

    The food looks so so so good! x

  3. Theresa Addo June 22, 2015 / 5:58 pm

    I wish I’d eaten before looking at these posts cause now I’m definitely hungry! Cute resturants get me every time :’)

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