A Fast Fete

We wanted to throw an impromptu summer bash, so we kept the to-do list simple: takeout food, local beer, and a quirky theme—a “Taste of Chicago” at home

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Gelati, $3.50 per serving, from Sapore di Napoli, 1406 W. Belmont Ave.; 773-935-1212. Sugar cookie “minis,” $34.99 for 24 in a decorative box, from Cookies by Joey, a Buffalo Grove– based baker; 847-821-8913, cookiesbyjoey.com. Sodas by Goose Island, $4.39 for a four-pack, at Jewel-Osco. For table accessories, see “The Table.”

Chinese teacup, $3, and ceramic berry bowl, $5, from P.O.S.H., 613 N. State St.; 312-280-1602.


Photograph: Leonard Gertz



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