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Drink Wed Apr 18 2007

Whither Shiner?

As previously mentioned, Shiner Bock, Blonde and Hefeweizen officially hit Chicago on Monday. We've heard it's been hard to find, although ShinerChicago has a list of bars that carry it — the big ones, anyway. They're also available (assuming they didn't run out) at Sam's Wine & Spirits for $7.99 a six-pack ($7.19 during their 1040 sale going on right now!), but is that it? What about other bars and stores? Post in the comments where else you've spotted the beer that made, er, Spoetzel TX famous.

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John / April 18, 2007 3:23 PM

Best news I've heard all day... now I dont have to ask my friends from texas to bring it up when they visit.

Dunl / April 18, 2007 7:05 PM


Andrew / April 18, 2007 8:04 PM

Whoops! Whither!

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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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