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News Mon Apr 23 2007

2006's Best Restaurants are the New 2007's Best Restaurants

Being the controversial mindblowers they are, Restaurant Magazine released their annual S. Pellegrino's World's 50 Best Restaurants List today, with two local Chicago places (Alinea and Charlie Trotter's) making the cut. While I am still filling up my swear jar in the hopes of affording a side dish at one of these places some day, I can't help but wonder why critics think Chicago (and basically, North America) has under ten restaurants worth visiting. Luckily, Restaurant's pony-tailed cousin Gourmet has their own list of America's 50 Best Restaurants for those who are too scared to fly to the heralded El Bulli and yet even more scared to eat at little-known restaurants.

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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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