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Event Wed Sep 19 2007

All I hear from you is wine, wine, wine

Wine, wine everywhere, and thankfully, plenty of drops to drink. Two events in the coming week square off to whet your oenophilic whistle. But why let them compete? There's plenty of grape to go around.

Friday through Sunday, sample wares from vintages around the world at the North Center Winefest (big tent, corner of Lincoln and Bernenice). $25 gets you your own tasting glass and 12 food tickets to ensure you're not drinking on an empty stomach. Tastings are $2 a pop.

Celebrate the first day of fall while it still feels like summer with music and wine at Bin Wine Cafe's Jazz and Juice event. Keep that party going on Monday night with an evening of "wine, cheese, jazz & funk," for another $25 as Bin closes down to make merry in private. Cheers.

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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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