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Restaurant Tue Jun 03 2008

Rockit's Burgerfest '08

Nothin' says summer like a burger. Rockit Bar & Grill's Burgerfest '08 began yesterday and runs through Sunday. A different burger is featured each day, and burgers that receive the most votes earn a permanent spot on the Rockit menu.

Today (6/3): Cayenne Shrimp Burger
Chili lime shrimp, lettuce, tomato, worcestershire mayo, mixed green salad with cherry pepper-tequila vinaigrette

Wednesday (6/4): Duck a la Orange Burger
Grilled frisee, pickled red onion, orange marmalade aioli, parkerhouse bun and duck fat chips

Thursday (6/5): Pork Burger
Maple barbeque glaze, applewood smoked bacon, granny smith apple coleslaw

Friday (6/6): Kobe Beef Burger
Melted leeks, triple crème camembert, pancetta, red onion brioche, truffle fries

Saturday (6/7): The Natural Burger
All-natural beef, sprouts, heirloom tomatoes, soft white bun, fingerling potato chips

Sunday (6/8): Benedict Burger
Black Angus, poached egg, lettuce, tomato, red onion brioche, béarnaise sauce, fries

Rockit Bar & Grill
22 W. Hubbard St.

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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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