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Foodporn Fri May 30 2008

City of Cupcakes

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Natalie of Bake & Destroy! made some Chicago flag-themed cupcakes, topped with rats, as treats for a recent craft show. Chef Michelle Garcia liked them so much she asked to adapt the recipe for Bleeding Heart Bakery's Girls Rock Chicago benefit cupcakes.

Charity Cupcake - Girls Rock Chicago - June 2008
Buy one of these tasty treats and a dollar will be donated to the nonprofit music education program. Sweet!

 
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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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