July 13, 2024

Bastille Day & the Modern Picnic

by Katie Glaudell July 14th, 1789: starving Parisians fought their way into the Bastille prison, marking the start of the French Revolution. Bastille Day is now celebrated across France with plenty of food at outdoor gatherings, in the spirit of the revolution’s motto: Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité. Why Should We Care About Bastille Day? From the Louisiana Purchase to D-Day, French […]
April 27, 2024

Wine Director John Kay on the Wonderful World of Wine

by John Kay & Katie Glaudell Marché welcomed John Kay into the newly-created position of Wine Director in September of 2023, and he’s been making great strides with our wine programs and selections ever since. We enjoy his dad jokes and sunny disposition, but we especially benefit from his unique experiences as a well-traveled wine man and flavor aficionado. He’s […]
March 18, 2024

How to Build a Cheese & Charcuterie Board

by Katie Glaudell Marché is here to demystify the art of charcuterie board building–all are takes is a few tips, practice, and confidence! Firstly, let’s address the term “charcuterie.” Pronounced “shar-KOO-ter-ee,” the word in English only refers to cold cured meats. So, if you don’t have meat on your board, it is technically not a charcuterie board. Now to get […]
January 21, 2024

Après-Ski Eats for a Midwestern Winter

by Katie Glaudell The holidays are over, the cheery twinkling lights are coming down, yet the darkness and dismal weather remain. How do we get through the rest of winter with our sanity intact? This year, I’m taking survival tips from “après-ski” culture. But what is après-ski? A time of day? A cuisine? A state of mind? Yes, yes, and […]