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News Thu May 17 2007

Thursday Quick Links

• As mentioned in Merge, the "Soup Nazi" is coming to Chicago.

• Missed posting this last week: LTHForum Great Neighborhood Restaurant Award Renewals

• Chicago magazine finally posted their Best New Restaurants issue online; no real surprises here, except possibly their choice for the best new restaurant: Xel-Há.

Michael Nagrant takes on negative reviewers -- particularly anonymous ones on LTH Forum and other sites -- in New City.

Nibble & Kibble revels in A Taste of Heaven's breakfasts.

Fancy Toast offers a polenta flipbook.

Trattoria No. 10 is offering a dinner and ticket package with High School Musical, including a spectacular buffet with beverage in the private 1st floor dining room, all taxes and gratuities, a special HSM souvenir and complimentary valet parking. $130 per person.

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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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