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Restaurant Tue May 08 2007

Quick Review: Cotes du Rhone

I was really hoping for an authentic French meal at Edgewater's recently opened Cotes du Rhone Bistro. Unfortunately, I didn't get one. I did, however, get a hefty portion of mussels, which were delicious in their light and brothy cream and shallot sauce, but the sea bass, which I ordered as a main dish, lacked a certain something. Luckily, the flourless chocolate cake more than made up for it. Still, despite the tasty appetizer and dessert, I don't think I'll be back. The decor was dreary and uninspired, the waiter struggled to pronounce almost everything on the menu, and I just can't bring myself to respect a French restaurant that offers a cheese plate as a first course. Quelle horreur!

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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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