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Store Thu Jul 17 2008

Hey, There's Food on your Shirt.

Made you look!

Show your love for cake, steak, cookies, and pretty much all other things food-related by wearing it on your shirt., Chicago's very own t-shirt phenomenon, combines food and fashion with quirky food-related t-shirt designs.

My personal favorite:

3011 N. Broadway

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Paul Baines / July 17, 2008 2:03 PM

If you're sick of healthy food but don't want to risk the dangers of fast food you could try wearing my junk food t-shirt - but don't eat it!

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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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