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Monday, November 18

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Event Thu Feb 22 2007

Chefs for Choice Rally (Foie Gras not Fetus Rights)


Would be revolutionaries can voice their right to eat foie gras this Sunday the 25th outside Cyrano’s at noon. Bring your own signage or borrow some of the signs provided. I’m a personal fan of the slogan “Stop Tofu Abuse! Eat Foie Gras!”. Free coffee will be provided.

If shouting and shaking your fist in protest isn’t your thing, vote with your wallet and your tummy at the Six Course Extravaganza at 5:30 that evening. Your $139 ticket gets you cocktails and a fancy meal prepared by local celebrity chefs and culinary gurus.

I wonder what they’ll serve...

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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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