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Blog Thu Mar 08 2007

The Best and The Local

Ira Glass brings us a review of Lula Cafe, one of "the best restaurants in town according to Reader Restaurant Raters," in "The Food Issue" (this week's Chicago Reader). The issue also includes a nice list of "subscription farms," some being regulars at our farmers markets, such as Green City Market which opens May 16. I can't wait.

If you want to help produce the food you eat, non-profit Growing Power - the organization behind the vegetable garden in Grant Park - is offering a "commercial urban agriculture training program" for those serious to farm commercially within the city. It sounds pretty incredible, but I'm going to stay on the cooking and eating side.

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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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