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News Wed Dec 05 2007

Mmm, Midweek Links

The Coffee Studio opens this weekend! Andersonvillians, rejoice!

• Charlie Trotter's potential New York restaurant is still very much in the air, Time Out reports.

Time Out also notes that Bleeding Heart Bakery's move to Belmont left room for owner Michelle Garcia to open the Painted Lady Organic Eatery.

• At Chicagoist, Karl Klockars gets the goods on Bell's Kalamazoo Beer's return to Chicago.

• Klockars also interviews Kuma's burger genius Matt Erpernbach for Centerstage.

• Meanwhile, Hungry Mag's latest podcast is an interview with Frank Brunacci, chef of the restaurant 16, opening in the new Trump Tower sometime this month.

• Chicago Foodies spotlights an overlooked lunch option for Loop desk jockies: Quang Noodle.

Foodmomiac learns the hard way that black rice is a poor substitute for white in jambalaya. Forbidden, indeed.

• I definitely need to find a way to get invited to Joelen's next cookie party.

• Hyde Park's new pan-Asian Chant gets mixed reviews on MenuPages.

• So, how was that multicultural Thanksgiving meal at Vermilion? Chicago Bites tells you.

The Southtown profiles Erica Seria, winner of a recent Sopprasata-making contest — and gets her recipe!

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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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