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Blog Thu Jun 21 2007

Midweek Veggies

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Milk & Honey is set to open a bake shop this month at 1543 N. Damen, just across from the Damen and Milwaukee Blue Line station.

Handlebar currently has a magnificent buffalo seitan wrap on special. The tangy hot and vinegary sauce that you might know from your favorite wings makes this fried seitan incredible.

Atomix, as always, rocks grilled sandwiches the size of one's head (photo). Order your bagel, sandwich, chili or tasty vegan mushroom burger with whatever fixings you want by checking add-ons with a crayon stick on a plastic ordering card (photo). I chose artichoke hearts, spinach, jardiniere, tomatoes, onions, fake turkey, and vegan cheese on a hot focaccia sandwich.

The wholesome Indian breakfast made of semolina that I wrote about earlier, called upma, makes a good veggie burger (photo) when pan-fried in a little oil. It reminds me of the Trader Joe's masala burger that's made from a potato base.

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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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