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News Wed Apr 30 2008

Well, it is Barbecue Season...

The Chicago Tribune reported that 50,000 pounds of ribs went up in smoke outside of Hazel Crest last night, after a brake-system fire spread on a semi truck.

"The trailer was loaded with about 50,000 pounds of beef ribs, [Master Sgt. David] Bird said. He could not say what cut of ribs they were, but added, "There was no sauce."

I wonder what the interstate smells like right now...

 
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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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