Press

For more news about Royal Pies ™ and Pleasant House Bakery, visit Pleasant House Bakery’s press page.

Bon Appetit, “Eat Here Now: Pleasant House Bakery in Chicago, IL” (March 2013)

Concentrated, “Pie Royalty” (November 2012) –short film for the 2012 Chicago Food Film Festival

Check, Please!, “Food Truck Episode” (October 2012)

British Food in America, “The Globalization of Chicago Foodways, Featuring the Transformation of Bridgeport and an Appreciation of Art and Chelsea Jackson at Pleasant House” (April 2012)

ABC7 Chicago’s Hungry Hound, “4th Annual Baconfest Set for This Weekend” (April 2012)

Chicago Tribune, “Places to Eat Near Wrigley, the Cell” (April 2012)

ABC7 Chicago’s Hungry Hound, “These Restaurants Do Pot Pies Right” (February 2012)

Chicago Sun-Times, “In a Pie State of Mind: Perfecting the Unpretentious Dessert” (October 2011)

Chicago Magazine, “Best of Chicago 2011: Savory Pies” (August 2011)

Chicago Tribune, “British Cooking Gets Its Good Name Back” (July 2011)  –Reporter Kevin Pang: “It is my favorite new restaurant of 2011.”

Sky Full of Bacon, “Reader’s Best of Chicago, and Mine: Pleasant House Bakery” (June 2011)

Chicago Reader, “Best of Chicago 2011: Best Chef Downshift, Vegetable Division: Art Jackson, Pleasant House Bakery” (June 2011)

ABC7 Chicago’s Hungry Hound, “British-Inspired Savory Treats in Chicago” (June 2011)

RedEye/Metromix, “BYOB at Pleasant House Bakery: This British-Inspired Bakery in Bridgeport is Prime for Beer Drinking” (June 2011)

Chicago Reader, “A Few of Food Writer Mike Sula’s Favorites: From Royal Pies to End-of-the-World Banana Jerky, 2011 Has Been Good So Far” (June 2011)

TimeOut Chicago, “Pleasant House Bakery: A Savory Pie Shop Walks the Line Between Traditional and Modern” (June 2011)

WBEZ “Eight Forty-Eight,” Monte LaMonte Plans His Final Meal” (May 2011)

Daily Candy, “Pleasant House Bakery Brings Brit to Bridgeport: Savory Pie in the Sky” (May 2011)

Grub Street Chicago, “What to Eat at Pleasant House Bakery, Now Open in Bridgeport” (May 2011)

Tasting Table, “Bridgeport Blokes: British-Slanted Garden-to-Table at Pleasant House” (May 2011)

TimeOut Chicago, “Pleasant Farms Urban Gardens Take Root” (May 2010)

Chicago Magazine, “Pleasant House Bakery Brings Savory Pies to Chicago” (May 2010)

TimeOut Chicago, “Trending: Savory Pies” (April 2011)

Crain’s Chicago Business, “New in Chicago: Downloadable Music, S’Mores, and More” (March 2011)

ABC7 Chicago, “Bridgeport’s Burgeoning Food Scene” (February 2011)

One Seed Chicago, “Fire-Roasted Eggplant Dip by @Pleasant House” (January 2011)

Grub Street Chicago, “Pleasant House Bakery Coming Soon to Bridgeport” (December 2010)

Chicago Magazine—Dish, “The Life of Pie” (December 2010)