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Event Fri Apr 06 2007

En un paso de caracol: Slow Food Walking Tour of Little Village

That's a likely terrible translation of "At a snail's pace" using Google's Translation tool.

You could get up for a Saturday morning run on April 14, or you can join Slow Food Chicago's walking tour of Little Village from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. The thought of Mexican cremerias and panaderia's should make the decision easy.

The cost is $15 for Slow Food members and $20 for non-members. Reservations are required, but you'd better act quickly. The tour is limited to 20 people. If you can't make it to this tour, it will be repeated on June 16.

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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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