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News Thu Jun 14 2007

Thursday Quick Links

Taste of Randolph Street kicks of Friday; of all the neighborhood festivals, this is the one with probably the best food and the best music — where else can you nosh on food from Sushi Wabi or Red Light while listening to Fountains of Wayne?

• McDonald's is planning to counteract the misconceptions about its food and restaurants with a group of blogs by "mom correspondents." The supposedly unedited blogs will appear on June 20. [via]

Slow Food Chicago has a couple of fun events in the coming couple weeks, starting with a tour of 26th Street in Little Village.

Centerstage and Metromix offer Father's Day dining and activity suggestions.

• The Tribune has your 360° (or should that be 350°?) coverage of the season premier of "Top Chef," featuring Chicago chef Dale Levitsky: read about it in The Extrovert and The Stew. Metromix has an interview with Levitski, too.

• At NewCity/Hungry Mag, Michael Nagrant ponders the Omnivore's Dilemma, currently pitting conventional vs. certified organic vs. local and sustainable produce.

• EatChicago offers some tips to make your next Thai meal a little more interesting.

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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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