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Random Wed Jun 27 2007

Reading the Future in a Cup o' Joe

Coffee close up You may have heard of reading tea leaves, but what about looking for clues to the future in a cup of coffee? Today's Daily Candy lauded the talents of Chicago's own Jorianne, the Coffee Psychic. Evidently, her special brand of fortune-telling involves reading the "steam, cream and bubbles" in your mug of coffee. You can book her for parties, weddings, and corporate events, so there's really no reason not to see what the stars (or the grounds) have in store for you.

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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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