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Event Fri Feb 23 2007

Prepare for the Pub Crawl

If you're the type to leave the planning to the professionals, we've got the St. Patrick's Day pub crawl for you. On March 15, the Chicago History Museum is sponsoring "Erin Go Beer! Irish Pubs of Chicago Trolley Tour." a crawl organized and hosted by Sean Parnell, creator of the Chicago Bar Project, one of the city's authorities on Irish pubs in the city. It's part of a three-part "History Pub Crawl" series in March, April and May — each costs just $25 ($20 for museum members) and includes a trolley ride to each location, Parnell's rich historical tales, and access to drink specials at each bar. Sign up now before it fills up!

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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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