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Blog Tue Mar 04 2008

Food in Your Inbox

For those of us who were disappointed that Daily Candy wasn't edible, there are a couple of culinary e-newsletters of the email kind have popped up recently.

Tastybeat "sifts through the abundant world of food in Chicagoland to serve you with the very best information." The newsletter launched last September and has covered a wide variety of restaurants, bakeries and groceries in the city and suburbs (mostly North Side) in a peppy, attractive style.

Meanwhile, Eatier, which launches today, promises foodporn and cooking tips in your inbox. Judging by the "leftovers" on the site, it should be worth a try.

It's not in your inbox, but SavoryCities has relauched with a slicker design and plenty of video interviews with top Chicago chefs. Set up an account and you can post reviews of your own.

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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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