POP-IN@Nordstrom

Now through May 22, Pop-In@Nordstrom is partnering with the much-loved skin care brand Aesop, celebrating the simple virtues of our daily routines. In this blog series, we explore five skin care rituals with Aesop’s own Dr. Kate Forbes, general manager of products and research & development.

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“Adventure is worthwhile in itself.” Amelia Earhart

Products for invigorating body care to guide the journey from indoors to outdoors, for adventurous spirits and wandering minds:

  1. Reverence Aromatique Hand Wash 500mL
  2. Deodorant 50mL
  3. Geranium Leafc Body Cleanswer 500mL
  4. Rind Concentrate Body Balm 120mL

What makes this ritual so unusually effective?

Pop-In@Nordstrom / Aesop

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Now through May 22, Pop-In@Nordstrom is partnering with the much-loved skin care brand Aesop, celebrating the simple virtues of our daily routines. In this blog series, we explore five skin care rituals with Aesop’s own Dr. Kate Forbes, general manager of products and research & development.

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The Silhouette of Morning

“Even a single hair casts its shadow.” Publilius Syrus

A ceremonial approach to the morning shave begins with:

  1. Purifying Facial Exfoliant Paste 75mL
  2. Moroccan Neroli Shaving Serum 60mL
  3. B&T Toner 100mL
  4. Moroccan Neroli Post Shave Lotion 60 mL

What is this ritual all about? We’ll get into that in a moment. First let’s meet Dr. Forbes and learn about Aesop in general.

Pop-In@Nordstrom / Aesop

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Now until May 22, Pop-In@Nordstrom curator Olivia Kim celebrates the simple virtues of our daily routines with much-loved skin care company Aesop. Using a unique blend of both plant-based and laboratory-made ingredients of the highest quality and proven efficacy—particularly those with the greatest antioxidant properties—Aesop’s skin, hair and body care products intensely nourish the skin and restore the senses to a state of delighted calm. In line with their retail spaces, Aesop’s Pop-Ins are conceived with the intention of creating sanctuary through thoughtful design.

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Over the monthlong course of Pop-In@Nordstrom Eats–the current, culinary edition of our always-changing Pop-In Shop–we’ll be bringing you interviews and recipes from some of the best and brightest chefs around. This series is in participation with our own powerhouse restaurants division as well as Cherry Bombe magazine, the beautiful publication focused on women and food. 

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When you’re a serious restaurateur in Chicago and it’s time to trick out your menu’s dessert section, you call James Beard Award-winning pastry chef and cookie master Mindy Segal. She influences the whole city with her legendary shop, HotChocolate. And rumor has it she’s about to change the medibles game, with medical marijuana legal in Illinois.

Below check our interview with Chef Segal and get her recipe for ridiculously delicious Honey-Walnut Bars.

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Note: Eats is closing soon and (almost) everything is now 40% off!

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Over the monthlong course of Pop-In@Nordstrom Eats–the current, culinary edition of our always-changing Pop-In Shop–we’ll be bringing you interviews and recipes from some of the best and brightest chefs around. This series is in participation with our own powerhouse restaurants division as well as Cherry Bombe magazine, the beautiful publication focused on women and food. 

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The term “badass chef” gets thrown around a lot, but we think you will agree it applies to Chef Katherine Clapner. She cycles 100 miles per week, runs a chocolate-focused mini empire called Dude, Sweet Chocolate in Dallas with zero frills and the highest-quality ingredients–and also happens to influence the national dessert scene as the designer of the sweets menu at P.F. Chang’s.

Below she expounds on favorite fruits, 1970s rock ‘n’ roll and provides a recipe for a severely delicious smoky-savory-slightly-sweet torte.

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Over the monthlong course of Pop-In@Nordstrom Eats–the current, culinary edition of our always-changing Pop-In Shop–we’ll be bringing you interviews and recipes from some of the best and brightest chefs around. This series is in participation with our own powerhouse restaurants division as well as Cherry Bombe magazine, the beautiful publication focused on women and food. 

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Farm-to-taco is the concept of Chaia, the restaurant run by chefs and close friends Suzanne Simon & Bettina Stern, who began their business as a farmers’ market stall and still maintain a uniquely close relationship with growers at their brick-and-mortar restaurant, where the veggie tacos are famous and several wines flow on tap.

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In conjunction with Pop-In@Nordstrom Eats–the ongoing kitchen and pantry edition of our pop-up shop, curated each month by VP of Creative Projects Olivia Kim–our favorite astrologers kicked in these amazing culinary horoscopes, the AstroTwins (Tali & Ophira Edut).

Believers and skeptics alike: prepare for uncanny descriptions of how you approach food, by astrological sign.

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Over the monthlong course of Pop-In@Nordstrom Eats–the current, culinary edition of our always-changing Pop-In Shop–we’ll be bringing you interviews and recipes from some of the best and brightest chefs around. This series is in participation with our own powerhouse restaurants division as well as Cherry Bombe magazine, the beautiful publication focused on women and food. 

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Chef Kati Lauffer is a boss, frankly, ruling all Nordstrom restaurants in the western United States and Canada for the past eight years. In a giving mood, she hooked us up with two exclusive recipes: a smoky beet and lentil salad and perfect Korean-style tacos. We are grateful.

In case you ever meet her and want to buy her a gift to say thanks, she mentioned to us that she enjoys food made from pigs and ducks–especially when accompanied by a really good pinot noir.

Korean Style Red Chili Pork Tacos recipe from Nordstrom with gochujang sriracha, pickled radishes and miso mayo. Photo by Jeff Powell.

Tacos prepared and photographed by blogstar Chef Jeff, who recommends pairing with a Rent Check Cocktail.

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Over the monthlong course of Pop-In@Nordstrom Eats–the current, culinary edition of our always-changing Pop-In Shop–we’ll be bringing you interviews and recipes from some of the best and brightest chefs around. This series is in participation with our own powerhouse restaurants division as well as Cherry Bombe magazine, the beautiful publication focused on women and food. 

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Inspired by food grounded in comfort and family–and cooking to a rock ‘n’ roll soundtrack–Chef Kasey Rivers brings the heat every day in the kitchen at our Nordstrom location in Jacksonville, Florida.

Case in point: Her recipe below for Spicy Squid Ink Pasta with Pickled Dilly Beans and Octopus. Seriously, try it at home. You will never to make a bland puttanesca again.

And lest you doubt her rockingness: she named her son after John Bonham from Led Zeppelin.

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Over the monthlong course of Pop-In@Nordstrom Eats–the current, culinary edition of our always-changing Pop-In Shop–we’ll be bringing you interviews and recipes from some of the best and brightest chefs around. This series is in participation with our own powerhouse restaurants division as well as Cherry Bombe magazine, the beautiful publication focused on women and food. 

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Image by Jake Rosenberg

Chef Jackie Kai Ellis had an existential crisis, quit her design company and learned how to make perfect pastries in Paris. Now she’s a major factor in Vancouver’s culinary scene as the leader of Beaucoup Bakery & Cafe–and a prolific food writer with a column in The Vancouver Sun.

Check out our Q&A below to learn about Chef Jackie’s literary hero (it’s the same person as her culinary hero), her love for Erykah Badu–and for the details on two original recipes: a yuzu pudding cake and a roasted potato salad, both of which rule.

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