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News Fri Jul 20 2007

July is Looking Blue

P1010296Were you aware that July is National Blueberry Month? Well, in 1999 the USDA declared it as such, and to celebrate, two Chicago area restaurants are featuring menu items that put those little, antioxidant rich fruits in the spotlight. Karma is serving Blueberry Mojitos (with Stoli Bluberi, simple syrup, lime juice, fresh blueberries, and soda) and a "Blue-tini" (Stoli Bluberi, Stoli Vanil and fresh blueberries), while Dine will do it up with a more classic treat: blueberry cobbler. Karma is located at 510 East Route 83 in Mundelein, and Dine is at 733 W. Madison in Chicago.

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Julie / July 22, 2007 12:42 PM

Being a huge fan of blueberries I cannot begin to tell you how good that Blueberry Mojito sounds.

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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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