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Event Sun Apr 29 2007

The Ghetto Gourmet returns

If you've been awaiting the return of the Ghetto Gourment, then wait no longer. No, seriously, reserve now. There are only a few seats left for this Friday's dinner, where you'll be served something called "Forbidden Empanadas". They were originally going to be filled with foie gras and other tasty bits, but thanks to the Chicago ban, Chef Efrain has decided to see what his dinner guests think and if there is enough of a call for the mucilaginous, fatty liver (guess how tasty I think foie gras is) then maybe next time around he'll find a way to skirt the law. Maybe he'll even get his own t-shirt.

Just because they're booked up for paying guests, doesn't mean they don't need some more volunteers. One night next week Andrew and I will be peeling veggies, chopping garlic, washing spinach or whatever else needs to be done. So if you want to ghet in on the action, just fill out their Ghet Involved Questionnaire.

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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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