Review + Slideshow: Fond

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JENNIFER SILVERBERG
  • Jennifer Silverberg
My review of Fond is now available online. Fond is located at 106 North Main Street in Edwardsville, Illinois. For more information, visit the restaurant's website.

In this week's Back of the House slideshow, Jennifer Silverberg takes you inside the kitchen with chef Amy Zupanci and her staff.


A lemongrass elixir, which is lemongrass simple syrup, muddled lemons, fresh squeezed oranges and club soda. Offered by bartender Charles Butler who has been with Fond for three months. See more photos. - PHOTO: JENNIFER SILVERBERG
  • Photo: Jennifer Silverberg
  • A lemongrass elixir, which is lemongrass simple syrup, muddled lemons, fresh squeezed oranges and club soda. Offered by bartender Charles Butler who has been with Fond for three months. See more photos.
Owner/ chef Amy Zupanci making gnocci. Amy tries to use not only the freshest of ingredients but also makes everything she can from scratch. From the gnocci seen here to the mustards she uses. See more photos from the kitchen at Fond. - PHOTO: JENNIFER SILVERBERG
  • Photo: Jennifer Silverberg
  • Owner/ chef Amy Zupanci making gnocci. Amy tries to use not only the freshest of ingredients but also makes everything she can from scratch. From the gnocci seen here to the mustards she uses. See more photos from the kitchen at Fond.
Sous/pastry chef Sean Harmon plating the wild striped bass. See more photos from the kitchen at Fond. - PHOTO: JENNIFER SILVERBERG
The final touches to this Wild Striped bass are made before two lucky diners get the pleasure. See more photos from Fond. - PHOTO: JENNIFER SILVERBERG
  • Photo: Jennifer Silverberg
  • The final touches to this Wild Striped bass are made before two lucky diners get the pleasure. See more photos from Fond.
Things move pretty quickly in the kitchen. Here, a salad makes it way out to customers as the in-kitchen bustle continues. See more photos from the kitchen of Fond. - PHOTO: JENNIFER SILVERBERG
Cook Kyle Mareing preparing the Wild Striped bass. See more photos from Fond. - PHOTO: JENNIFER SILVERBERG
Fresh produce from local farmers is not limited to the kitchen. They also make for a lovely décor. See more photos from the kitchen of Fond. - PHOTO: JENNIFER SILVERBERG
The Salt-crusted Beef being plated. It is served with arugula, egg yolk, black pepper vinaigrette and cracker.  See more photos from the kitchen at Fond. - PHOTO: JENNIFER SILVERBERG
Here it is, the pork loin. It is served with braised cabbage, sweet potato puree and bacon cream sauce. See more photos from the kitchen at Fond. - PHOTO: JENNIFER SILVERBERG

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