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Event Thu Mar 22 2007

Ghetto Gourmet Gallops In

The Ghetto Gourmet, the Bay Area's "underground dining experience" that spawned the underground or guerrilla restaurant movement, is visiting Chicago for a couple days, and there's still space at three of its four seatings at a secret South Side location. Make your reservations now, and don't forget to BYO bottle and floor cushion.

Click below to buy tickets and check out the menu for each evening:
Friday, March 23 (sold out)
Saturday, March 24
Monday, March 26
Wednesday, March 28

A couple Drive-Thru staffers will be attending Friday night's sold out dinner; we'll give you a full report on Saturday.

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Russ / March 25, 2007 10:04 AM

Hey, how was it? I am wondering if I should try and make it to Monday or Wednesday's dinner.

Andrew / March 25, 2007 11:10 AM

It was awesome. Delicious food, fun atmosphere, good music -- definitely worth doing. I'll have a big post about it up either later today or on Monday.

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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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