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| News | Taus Leaves Latest Venture
A few weeks ago, we quoted Paula Anast, owner of Just Baked Foods (901 N. Damen Ave.; 773-252-1022) as saying, "We make everything here, even the mayonnaise."
...When called for clarification, Anast, a pastry chef by trade, said that the bread was Red Hen, but that 90 percent of her goods were made in house.
"Some of the cookies come from a girl who lives a few houses down who uses our kitchen," Anast
Recipe by Pastry Chef Paula ...
Recipe by Pastry Chef Paula Anast
Paula Anast has been the pastry chef at Mas for two years and Otro Mas since its inception.
She has learned her craft mainly "on the job", though she did work for a short time in the pastry kitchen at Hudson Club and attended some culinary schooling.
A 30-year-old native of Chicago, she
previously owned a retail home furnishing store in Wicker Park, across the street from Mas
It was, in fact, when she
owned this store that John recruited her
for the kitchen at Mas
, noting her
ability to create great tasting, home-made desserts.
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Sharing interesting facts such as the legend of Papai Noel, the silk-wearing bearer of gifts in Brazil, Otro Mas will also share recipes for a traditional Christmas feast with guests while Pastry Chef Paula Anast will hold a brief "seminar" teaching guests of the traditions behind Latin holiday cookies.Menus and a Schedule of 2002 Follow
A "Latin" ThanksgivingNovember 12, 20016:30 p.m.Mas1670 W. Division
So says Paula Anast, the ...
So says Paula Anast, the former pastry chef at Mas and now owner of the new Just Baked Foods (901 N. Damen Ave.; 773-252-1022), a "gourmet-to-go" storefront.The range of options includes fresh salads and sandwiches, homemade soups and sorbets, and 20 cheeses by the pound."We make everything here," says Anast."Even the mayonnaise."
| News | Charlie's, We Barely Knew Thee...
,We justify slightly higher prices on the sandwiches-and the people understand the difference between having any old roast beef sandwich and ours, which is made with choice filet beef tenderloin [$10]., So says Paula Anast, the former pastry chef at Mas and now owner of the new Just Baked Foods (901 N. Damen Ave.; 773-252-1022), a ,gourmet-to-go, storefront.