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Store Fri May 18 2007

Sausage Fest

Cooked sausages On the rare occasion that I decide to shop at Whole Foods, I make it my goal to try something new. My last visit led me to the meat counter, where I put together the components for a sausage tasting. We bought five different varieties: chicken apple, bratwurst, lamb basil, mild Italian chicken, and mild Italian buffalo. Cooked to perfection on the grill, all were quite tasty, but my favorite was the buffalo. It was studded with fennel seeds and stayed juicy and tender on the inside while it developed a nice crusty char on the outside. Next time you decide to empty out your bank account at any of the city or suburban locations (+ a new store opening this summer at Waveland and Halsted), pick up a few links and expand your own sausage horizons.

 
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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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