Elaine Madsen: Felix Magazine’s New Editor-In-Chief

While waiting to begin my interview with Elaine Madsen, I think about the qualities that make her such an exceptional new Editor-In-Chief for the L.A. edition of Felix Magazine. She is intellectually curious, culturally insightful, artistic, compassionate, politically astute, an enthusiastic mentor.

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Les Gourmandes: Chef Paul Virant

Chef Paul Virant is not a Chicago native, but he has certainly made the city his home. As the executive chef of both Vie restaurant outside the city in Western Springs, IL and Perennial Virant downtown, Chef Virant has brought an original “farmhouse posh” vibe to upscale dining.

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