from the desk of a.m.p

// recent work by anjali m. pinto, chicago food and lifestyle photographer

Storytelling images for Tanta Chicago, a new River North spot with incredible Peruvian cuisine. Eat the anticuchos, be delighted.

An average Thursday night, with 600 reservations on the books, at @RPMItalianChi. I love trying to capture the soul of a restaurant through its staff and food.

@StudioParisChi recap from last summer. Michael and @JennerEvans, 2011.

@StudioParisChi recap from last summer. Michael and @JennerEvans, 2011.

Flour fight at Do-Rite Donuts, February 2012.

Flour fight at Do-Rite Donuts, February 2012.

TRU menu items, February 2012.

@GiulianaRancic juggling oranges behind the bar at @RPMItalianChi on Saturday. Impressive!

@GiulianaRancic juggling oranges behind the bar at @RPMItalianChi on Saturday. Impressive!

Paul McGee’s home bar.

Tuna and veggie rolls with wild rice, Foodease, August 2011.

Tuna and veggie rolls with wild rice, Foodease, August 2011.

Almond and pistachio crackle, Foodease, August 2011.

Almond and pistachio crackle, Foodease, August 2011.

Cheese Plate, Foodease, August 2011.

Cheese Plate, Foodease, August 2011.

Rolling Stone Magazine party, Studio Paris. August 2011.

Rolling Stone Magazine party, Studio Paris. August 2011.

Appetizers at Nacional 27, Chicago, August 2011.

Appetizers at Nacional 27, Chicago, August 2011.

Fixing her hair in the shadows at Studio Paris, Saturday, July 30. River North, Chicago

Fixing her hair in the shadows at Studio Paris, Saturday, July 30. River North, Chicago

Studio Paris Rooftop, Saturday, July 30. River North, Chicago

Studio Paris Rooftop, Saturday, July 30. River North, Chicago