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Resource Tue Nov 20 2007

Give Thanks

As most of us prepare to enjoy ample food and warm surroundings this week, please keep in mind those community members who are less fortunate than you this holiday season. You could donate food or money to a local food depository or volunteer your time to help serve others a warm meal.

Here are few links to local resources. There are many ways to get involved in our great city; feel free to add links to other local organizations in the comments section.

American Red Cross of Greater Chicago
Association House
Chicago Anti-Hunger Federation
Greater Chicago Food Depository
Lakeview Pantry
Salvation Army
Second Harvest

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Mandy / November 20, 2007 6:32 PM

What a great post, Gemma! Thanks for the reminder.

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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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