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We are building a farm to table, green restaurant and want to build a greenhouse & write a book with recipes and learning experiences from year one. Read more

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This project was successfully funded on November 28, 2010.

We are building a farm to table, green restaurant and want to build a greenhouse & write a book with recipes and learning experiences from year one.

Chicago, IL Food
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Autre Monde Nominated for Hottest New Restaurant - Vote if you Agree - Only 24 Hrs

HI All,

We are proud to announce that we are Nominated by Eater.com for hottest new restaurant.  You can vote for us if you agree at http://chicago.eater.com/archives/2011/11/08/polls-are-open-which-restaurant-is-so-hot-right-now.php !  Thanks for your continued support of Autre Monde....

Best,

Christine & John

Readying the Greenhouse for Fall

Hello Kickstarter supporters!

We are soooo glad that some of our big benefactors have finally come in to take advantage of their dinner pairings.  We thought you may all enjoy this latest blog update on changing out the greenhouse for fall.  Happy reading! http://blog.autremondecafe.net/2011/10/07/readying-the-greenhouse-for-fall/

Recipes from Our Pasta Class

Hello Kickstarter supporters.  As promised we have learned a lot this summer and plan to share many of our learning experiences with you from the summer.  Right now most of our tomatoes have come in and we have had herbs and peppers throughout the season.  We are installing a heater and some grow lights in the coming weeks to extend the season and see how long we can utilize the greenhouse this year. 

In July we hosted our first cooking class and a recent blog entry shares some of the basic recipes which featured backyard items found in most urban gardens and backyard garden set ups.  The recipes and photos from the class are available on our blog.

Next week we will post a video for all of you showing the finished patio and you can look back at the original video to see just what a transformation it has been and what you helped to create.

News on Our Project

The Cafe is open and doing well, we plan to open the patio (where guests can dine in view of the Greenhouse your support helped build).  We also had a nice article in the local paper last week that talks more about the project and the role of the greenhouse in it!  Read it here.

  http://home.m.mysuburbanlife.com/mslBerwyn/db_/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=jjs1hVah&full=true#display

Stay tuned for info on a greenhouse kick off party.

We are Open!!!!!

Just a note to all our supporters that we are officially open for business and we would love to welcome any and all of our wonderful Greenhouse project supporters.  Time Out Chicago also did a lovely article on the restaurant and greenhouse that you can read here http://timeoutchicago.com/restaurants-bars/14794563/restaurateurs-from-another-planet#comment-anchor . Cheers, hoping to see you all soon.