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Random Thu Apr 05 2007

News Flash: Swank Frank is Closed, Moving


A walk by Swank Frank earlier tonight revealed that it is closed. As we all know, the prime real estate that Swank Frank and its neighbor Filter inhabit is being turned over to a distinctive and desperately needed establishment to be opened in the future. The windows were papered over, and small signs posted indicated that the hot dog stand is moving to Logan Square. Swank Frank's new address was not posted, but I'm sure it will be located nowhere near this place.

 
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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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