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Event Fri Mar 28 2008

Earth Hour Dining Options

Saturday night from 8 to 9 pm, Chicagoans are encouraged to turn out their lights for Earth Hour. As it's a Saturday night, and you might have plans for dinner or drinks out, fear not. Many local dining and drinking destinations are planning candle-lit meals or themed cocktails. There's a brief list of particpating places in Time Out Chicago and on Metromix.
All of the Four Seasons hotels around the world are taking part. If your pockets aren't deep enough for the Four Seasons--even if you're love of the environment is--you can head to Deleece, Rockstar Dogs or Cyrano's Bistro, which is holding candle-lit dinners not just Saturday, but all weekend.

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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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