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News Tue May 01 2007

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The Part-Time Pro Bono Baker was at Three Floyds' release party for their new Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout.

South Water Kitchen is featuring wines from Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio and Wisconsin on its "heartland cuisine" menu during May. There's also a Wisconsin cheese plate. [via]

• On the heels of Huberman, another Daley chief-of-staff has landed a sweet job: Sheila O'Grady is the new president of the Illinois Restaurant Association. [via]

• Get tickets now for Gourmet's Wine Cellar, a culinary star-studded event benefiting the Greater Chicago Food Depository, May 17.

• The Toledo Blade reviews Chicago's food history, starting with the obvious (hot dogs, deep dish) and ending with ...Mexican food?

GrubHub gets some well-deserved attention in the Sun-Times business section.

 
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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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