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Publication Thu Sep 13 2007

Saveur does Chicago

Saveur.jpgKeep an eye out for the October issue of Saveur magazine, which is dedicating its entire issue to the food of Chicago. (Or, in their words, "America's new culinary star.") The cover, predictably, is of deep-dish pizza, but judging from the full article list, they dig a lot deeper. Should be a fun read; sometimes it's revealing, or at the very least interesting, to get an outsider's view of one's own city.

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Gemma / September 14, 2007 8:34 AM

That is so exciting! Thanks for the heads up. I eagerly await this issue to arrive in my mailbox.

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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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