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Ingredient Mon Apr 21 2008

Kimchi and Carnitas?

Yes, you heard me right. Kimchi and Carnitas. All together in one thrilling afternoon snack. Last week I had the great honor of spending my one and only day off with a fantastic lady and friend in dine. She served me an incredibly delicious and unexpected post-lunch/pre-dinner snack. It was an accidental discovery made by her and her husband some months ago that she'd been waxing supreme on for months.

A plate of carnitas purchased from Cermak Produce with tortilla chips and sour cream, accompanied by MSG-free kimchi from Chicago Foods.

Match made in heaven.
I cannot stop swooning about it.

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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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