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Resource Wed Jan 09 2008

Resolutions, Shmesolutions

We're officially in the second week of January, and you're doing a pretty good job avoiding the fatty, salty, greasy, foods that will most certainly cause the demise of your diet before St. Patrick's Day arrives. Maybe I'm just projecting my problems, because while catching up on some long overdue blog reading, I discovered this: Bon App├ętit's guide to perfect French Fries with video podcast and recipes included.

And here I thought I was safe so long that I steered clear of the Hopleaf. Now I cannot stop thinking about perfectly fried thin spears of hot, greasy, salty potatoes dipped in rich garlicky aioli.

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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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