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News Wed Oct 24 2007

Mmm, Midweek Quick Links

• Interesting: right on the heals of conquering the food media with Adam Segar's new baconcello, Osteria via Stato has transformed itself into Pizzeria via Stato. Sad to see Osteria's family-style small plates go. Correction: Just the bar section of Osteria will become Pizzeria. Blame a poorly written press release for the confusion.

• Chicagoist also notes Bridgeport Coffee House's charity coffee blends.

• There's the "Check Please!" Effect, and there's the Saveur Effect. Burt's Pizza in Morton Grove is suffering from the latter after its loving coverage in the magazine's October Chicago issue.

&mbull; MenuPages Chicago notes that Vella Cafe has expanded its hours to include dinner -- as long as you don't mind being done with dinner by 7pm

• It's getting chilly, so it's definitely soup season. Centerstage rounds up some of the city's best.

• Or you could make your own. Bunny Pie has you covered with an acorn squash soup recipe.

• On the fall food tip, Pro Bono Baker shares a recipe for Brussels sprouts and white beans.

• Oh, and if you're carving a jack'o'lantern, you should make roasted pumpkin seeds. Yum.

Last week's Dish included a little more info about Butter's closing, news that NY chef Marcus Samuelsson is coming to town with a new restaurant this spring, and an interview with LTHForum's David Dickson about their Great Neighborhood Restaurants awards.

Help save a historic Chicago brewery!

• Cheese shop Pastoral's Loop location is finally open.

Southtown candy showdown.

 
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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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