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Event Wed Apr 16 2008

Day Camp for Foodies

The Southern Foodways Alliance (in concert with LTH Forum and Greater Midwest Foodways Alliance) will be holding a delicious day camp-like series of events from May 23-25 that explore Chicago's many foods, from soul food to bourbon to tamale sandwiches. Camp Chicago is meant to draw tourists to the city, but is open to anyone, and the organized excursions sound great for those of us who love eating but are carless. The $85 Registration covers several events; day excursions range from $45-55.

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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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