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News Tue Apr 24 2007

Your Favorite Bands' Favorite Foods

Indie rock and food seem to go hand in hand these days. According to Pitchfork, I Like Food, Food Tastes Good, a cookbook with recipes by the Decemberists, the Hold Steady, Belle and Sebastien and more than 100 other bands, is due out today. Time Out New York reports that the Decemberists "contribute a recipe for pork loin with poblano chilies, while Death Cab for Cutie offers one for a scary-sounding veggie-sausage and peanut-butter sandwich."

This sort of thing follows in the same trend of Franz Ferdinand's lead singer, Alex Kapranos' recent book, Sound Bites. And also this.

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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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