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News Tue Aug 14 2007

Tuesday Quick Links

More than half the meals prepared at restaurants are eaten at home, the RedEye reports.

• Centerstage rounds up our local Louisianan options, while our own David Hammond rounds up Filipino places in the Reader and MenuPages does the same for vegan restaurants.

A fresh squeeze asks whether eating local is really better than eating organic. (No comment from Vital Information so far.)

• The Reader focused on Logan Square this week, providing an overview of the neighborhood's restaurants, bars, taquerias and farmer's market.

• Bitespot shares a delicious-sounding recipe for Earl Grey brownies with lavender honey ganache.

• Among the proposals to fill a hole in the city's 2008 budget: a tax on bottled water.

The Stew visits the new Tavern on the Park.

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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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