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News Fri Aug 24 2007

Friday Linkiness

• It seems like just about the only publication Michael Nagrant doesn't write for these days is Gapers Block; he's writing a bimonthly column for Serious Eats. His first is an interview with Tobey Maloney of The Violet Hour.

• Maloney's all over the place this week, too. The Reader has wall-to-wall coverage, with two recipe posts and a review of The Violet Hour.

• Chicagoist wished the Big Mac a happy birthday and took some photos of Moto food.

Gawker thinks the real villain on "Top Chef" is Dale Levitski. The Stew just thinks he's a bitch.

• Pro-bono Baker took some sumptuous photos of hand-made pasta from Pasta Fresh, 3418 N. Harlem Ave.

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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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