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Thursday, February 29

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News Thu May 15 2008

Mmm, Midweek Links

Free food today from McDonald's & Dunkin' Donuts.

• Delving further into the Foie Gras Ban repeal, here's links to The Stew (who checked in with "Hot" Doug Sohn), Diner's Journal, Grub Street, Chicago Foodies, Agence France Press (focusing on "duckeasies") and a little more from Dish.

Hungry mag drops some first thoughts on L20 -- which has started a flickr group for foodporn from the restaurant. I can't think of another restaurant, at this level anyway, that has done such a good job with online promotion via blogs.

Another report on the Green City Market's first day.

Chicago Bites hits Kan Zaman.

• Top Chef Chicago news: tips on upcoming locations and the restaurant PR background of last week's bride.

• OpenTable presents a list of Illinois' best restaurants (that use OpenTable.)

• Chicago Gluttons in praise of Tweet.

Seven tasty tacos, six terrific taquerias.

312 Dining Diva's "Eat & Drink Club" roster of party crashers is fun to follow.

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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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