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News Thu Feb 28 2008

Mmm, Midweek Links

• Time Out thinks you need to drink more. Thankfully, they've got some suggestions.

CakeSpy interviews Claudia Saraniecki of Babushka Bakery on the Northwest Side. [via]

Dish talks to Antonia Asimis, owner of Nia, coming soon to Randolph Street.

Sabo Michoacan in Rogers Park has excellent ceviche says Misty Tosh.

$10 for pumpkin? Sure, if there's pork belly in it.

MenuPages gets a look at Charlie Trotter's in New York.

Suessify your weekend at Marché.

• For the Violet Hour to be a "hidden gem," there would have to be a whole lot fewer articles about the place.

• The Stew asks, How was the coffee after Starbucks' nationwide retraining?

Eating the World hits stalwart Italian Village.

Chicago Bites compare Ethiopian Diamond and Demera.

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Tammy / February 28, 2008 7:20 AM

Ah-hem, it's Chicago Bites. Chicago Bits is probably a snacking podcast. :)

Andrew / February 28, 2008 12:34 PM

Whoops, sorry Tammy. Typo fixed.

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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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