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News Thu Mar 29 2007

Thursday Quick Links

The Food Chain reports the demise of Delicatessen Meyer in Lincoln Square. If you never made it to this hold-out from the neighborhood's true German days, the Goethe Institut offers a virtual tour.

• The Trib's Chris McNamara makes an unwise pairing of "Body Worlds 2" and Ribs'n'Bibs. [via]

• The new Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies building at 618 S. Michigan will feature a kosher cafe — by Wolfgang Puck.

• New City names its 100 Essential Restaurants.

• Chicago magazine's Dish columnists know which Chicago chef will be named on Food & Wine's list of the country's best, and if you guess right, you could win a copy of the Food & Wine Annual Cookbook 2007.

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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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