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Restaurant Fri Nov 16 2007

Half and Half: Whole Again

The possibly cursed restaurant spot near the CTA Blue Line station at 1560 North Damen is going for one more try following the recent closing of coffee shop Half and Half. An extension of the upscale deli The Goddess and Grocer is opening Monday, November 19.

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Andrew / November 16, 2007 8:07 AM

you know, I swear that I read somewhere that the folks that owned Half and Half own The Goddess and Grocer, too. is that true?

Andrew (GB) / November 16, 2007 11:29 AM

Yep, it's true. Hence the sort-of merger.

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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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