Heather Lalley is a recovering journalist who took a buyout in 2007 to go to culinary school. Today, elbows deep in flour, she bakes bread, regularly updates her flour girl blog, and follows the local food scene. She lives in Chicago with her husband, Frank, and her son, Nick.www.chicagonow.com/blogs/flour-girl/ When he was growing up, photographer Brendan Lekan’s family ran a meat market on the north side of Chicago. There, he learned to appreciate fine food and made a career out of capturing the simple beauty of food in his photographs. His work has appeared in Time Out Chicago, Culture Magazine, Men’s Health, and GQ. He lives in Chicago.