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Sunday, November 27

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Event Thu Apr 12 2007

Dessert and Drinks Tonight

A couple after-work events you might be interested in tonight:

• At HotChocolate, 1747 N. Damen Ave., Michael Recchiuti, a San Francisco–based chocolatier and cookbook author, will appear at a "chocolate happy hour" at 5:30pm. It's free, and sounds delicious.

• The Food Chain rounds up a handful of whiskey related events tonight in advance of the sold-out WhiskyFest tomorrow. (Speaking of which, Delilah's is pretty much the after-Fest headquarters, so you're almost guaranteed to run into some heavy hitters of bourbon, Scotch and Irish whiskey over there Friday.)

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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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