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Chicago-based copywriter and Point Break apologist RAF MIASTKOWSKI is also the proprietor of Godspeed Supper Club and has written locally for Thrillist, Eater and the Chicago Sun-Times, among others. A longtenured fan of the Chicago Bulls and a former collegiate rowing coach at DePaul University and the University of Minnesota, Raf compiled a guide to the robust Chicago sports scene in advance of the Ireland versus Italy rugby game taking place at Soldier Field on November 3. Tackle the town starting on page 62.
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JENNIFER CHASE is a food and travel photographer based in Washington, DC. Her work has allowed her to photograph in some of the best restaurants and hotels around the world – a job that comes with some seriously delicious benefits. For her Cara debut, Jennifer explored two of her favourite subjects: food and drink, and in her adopted hometown. The DC dining scene has been re-energised in the past few years and she believes it has become one of the top food cities in America – make up your own mind from page 88.
Filmmaker and photographer CONOR HORGAN went to Paris for a twomonth visit in 2017 and is still there. He trained as a fashion and advertising photographer before moving into writing and directing film: his Panti Bliss documentary The Queen of Ireland broke box office records in its opening weekend. Conor is aware that sitting in a garret room, looking out over Parisian rooftops and writing a screenplay is living a life of outrageous cliché, but ... turn to page 78 for his insiders’ view of Paris’ inspiring and North-East.
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