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News Wed Apr 25 2007

Wednesday Quick Links

• Metromix's Chris LaMorte looks into the Gage, and posts photos on Metromix's new blog, The Extrovert.

Chicago MenuPages' new foodblog is quite good; recently they examined where the potential residents of the Calatrava Spire might eat.

• Chicago Parent's Scrambled CAKE describes eating dinner with British author Rachel Johnson (read the dinner conversation here).

Foodmomiac tries out Fresh Picks and makes up a menu that uses everything she got from them.

Fancy Toast on Ribs'n'Bibs.

Mike Sula on an Indonesian buffet.

Some jerk tried to claim he was Phil Vettel at Take Five, and Phil expands it into a series on customers behaving badly.

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jennifer / April 25, 2007 4:30 PM

I've tried email this question a few times, but it keeps getting bounced back to me: Does anyone know what happened to Pacific Cafe on Damen in Wicker Park?

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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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