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Mmm, Midweek Links

Zagaz Buzz interviews Avec's Koren Grieveson.

312 Dining Diva interviews Brian Huston, the chef at Paul Kahan's yet-to-be-named gastropub.

Dish interviews Binny's South Loop cheese expert Gary Williams, and has news of Geno Bahena's latest mole joint, coming in June.

• In honor of Passover, Centerstage has recommendations for kosher restaurants.

• Details puts Lem's on its list of the America's best barbecue.

• On Hungrymag, the making of new restaurant mado. (The story came out in NewCity last week, but I prefer Hungry's clean design to their green-grey-beige hideousness.)

Kraft is looking to Cool Whip in a spray can and mac'n'cheese flavored crackers (I thought those were called Cheezits?) to help boost its bottom line.

This cake will eat your brain!

• MenuPages Blog provides a little springtime foodporn.

Speaking of foodporn, the L.20 development blog is chock full of it. It's also where they announced their first seating: May 14.

Jane's Restaurant is cute, but doesn't live up to its looks, sez Skinny Gourmet.

Bobtail's summer flavor contest will be election-themed.

• Chicagoist checks in on the state of our local bees.

• Care for a bite to eat for breakfast?

Chicago Bites hits Rockit.

• Hey, Two Bites in Suburbia has a podcast!

Chicago Traveler recommends a drink in the Signature Lounge, and so do I -- it's the cheapest way to see the city from above.

Gastronomic Bypass checks out Zed-451.

• Somewhat old news, but LTH Forum now has a section devoted to gardening, farming and foraging.

 
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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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