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News Tue Jun 05 2007

Tuesday Quick Links

Michael Nagrant interviews Mike Sheerin, the former sous chef at WD-50 who is now running the kitchen at Blackbird.

• Nagrant also interviewed restaurateur Jerry Kleiner about his new Room 21 and much, much more.

• Learn the history of and a recipe for ice cream sandwiches at Joelen's Culinary Adventures.

• Serious Eats' round-up of readers' best burger recommendations includes quite a few from Chicagoland.

Le Francais in Wheeling has (unofficially) closed its doors for good after years of ownership and kitchen turmoil, The Stew reports.

• Chicagoist reviews Miceli's Deli & Food Mart.

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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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