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Publication Tue Apr 10 2007

Tribune touts Chicago cuisine

In preparation for the onslaught of 2000 professional foodies who will descend upon Chicago for the annual meeting of the International Association of Culinary Professionals, the Tribune has published its Insiders Food Guide to Chicago. At first glance, the list doesn't inspire much confidence with its categories like "Neighborhood Nosh" and "Pizza Power," and for those of us who live in Chicago, most of the Tribune's picks won't come as a surprise. The real question is, are these the places you would send out-of-towners looking for the quintessential Chicago eating experience?

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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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