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Event Thu Feb 22 2007

Act quick for Slow Food

Slow Food Chicago recently announced a great line up of March events including dinners at Timo and Lula Café, as part of their March of the Chefs celebration. These local dinners are part of a national celebration where chefs who attended the Terra Madre Congress in Turin, Italy last October, will be holding special benefit dinners in their restaurants to share their Terra Madre experiences to benefit Slow Food Nation, a four-day celebration to promote and reinvigorate America’s diverse food traditions, planned for May 1-4, 2008, in San Francisco.

As if you needed a reason to eat dinner at Lula Café, listening to Executive Chefs and owners Lea Tshilds and Jason Hammel talk about their experience representing Slow Food Chicago as chef-delegates to the 2006 Terra Madre Congress, just makes it that much more fascinating.

The Timo dinner is scheduled for March 9, and the Lula Café event will be held on March 19.

For those of you not familiar with Slow Food, they describe themselves as “an educational organization dedicated to stewardship of the land and ecologically sound food production; to the revival of the kitchen and the table as centers of pleasure, culture, and community; to the invigoration and proliferation of regional, seasonal culinary traditions; and to living a slower and more harmonious rhythm of life.”

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Feature Thu Dec 31 2015

The State of Food Writing

By Brandy Gonsoulin

In 2009, food blogging, social media and Yelp were gaining popularity, and America's revered gastronomic magazine Gourmet shuttered after 68 years in business. Former Cook's Illustrated editor-in-chief Chris Kimball followed with an editorial, stating that "The shuttering of Gourmet reminds...
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