Press

Martha Stewart, “Five Pie Pit Stops for Your Summer Road Trip to Chicago” (May 2014)

Edible Chicago, “The Book of Pie” (Winter 2013)

Chicago Tonight, “Summer Dining 101″ (August 2013)

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

ABC 7 Chicago’s Windy City LIVE!, “Food FightFish n’ Chips” (January 2013) –voted best fish ‘n’ chips in Chicago

Good Company, “Pleasant House Bakery” (January 2013)

DNAinfo Chicago, “Restaurant Offers Brunch with a Side of Reggae” (December 2012)

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

The Atlantic, “A Look Inside The Plant, Chicago’s Biggest Urban Farm” (October 2012)

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

Serious Eats, 8 British Dishes We Love in Chicago (August 2012)

Chicago Tribune, Where Should Out-of-Town Visitors Dine in Chicago? (July 2012)

Serious Eats, We Chat With: Chelsea Jackson of Pleasant House Bakery’s Mobile Pasty and Pie Truck  (June 2012)

Chicago Magazine, “Best New Restaurants 2012: 8 New Spots for Budget Dining (April 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)

TimeOut Chicago, “Cheap Eatery of the Year: Pleasant House Bakery” (April 2012) –Reader’s Choice Award

TimeOut Chicago, “Most Legitimately Farm-to-Table Restaurant: Pleasant House Bakery” (April 2012) –Critic’s Choice Award

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 Tribune, “2012 Dining Awards: Pleasant House Bakery: Outstanding Restaurant” (January 2012) –one of five restaurants honored

Chicago Magazine, “A Guide to Bridgeport: Where to Eat, Shop, and Play” (January 2012)

Chicago Reader, “Our Favorite Restaurants of 2011: From Three Iterations of Next to the Humble Pies of Bridgeport” (December 2011)

Eater Chicago, “Food Experts Name Top Restaurant Newcomers of 2011″ (December 2011)

TimeOut Chicago, “New Afternoon Teas: The Other Kind of Tea Party” (November 2011)

Serious Eats: Chicago, “Sausage City: English Bangers from Pleasant House Bakery” (November 2011)

Sky Full of Bacon, “Farm to Barstool” (November 2011) –short film by Michael Gebert, premiered at the 2011 Chicago Food Film Festival

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

RedEye Chicago, “Spike Your Own Punch: Mix Your Own Cocktails at These 4 BYOB Restaurants” (September 2011)

The Skinny Duck, “Flaky Pleasures: The Pleasant House Bakery” (August 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.”

Chicago Magazine, “The Hot List” (July 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)