Author Archive for Ellis Calvin

Major: International Studies, Geography

The Big Cheese

As a lover of good food and explorer of this great city, I couldn’t believe I had lived on the South Side for three years and never heard of the Great American Cheese Collection. Opened about fifteen years ago by…

Zaleski & Horvath

East 47th Street has had more closings than openings in recent years, but after a few exhausting months of preparation, Zaleski & Horvath MarketCafe opened last month to the delight of the neighborhood. Named after a couple of the owner’s…

Bach’s coffee

In eighteenth-century Leipzig, a new temptation beckoned from the street corners–coffee. This new luxury inspired Johann Sebastian Bach to write a miniature comic opera known as the “Coffee Cantata.” Last year, a group of University of Chicago students founded the…