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News Wed Jul 23 2008

Mmm, Midweek Links

Sky Full of Bacon steps into the kitchen at Sun Wah Barbecue.

• Speaking of, LTHForum & Sky Full of Bacon's Michael Gebert got Khan BBQ into Maxim's 2008 Food Awards.

• Get your reservations in early for the Brewmaster's Summer Luau at Flossmoor Station next Tuesday; the special guest is Wil Turner of Goose Island Brewery.

• Phil Vettel tells us how to save our local Starbucks; 312 Dining Diva has another suggestion.

The Food Chain notes that "Top Chef Season 3" contestant Sara Nguyen is working as a server at C-House while she waits for fellow Top Chef alum Dale Levitski's Town & Country to open. She'll be sous chef.

Carrie Nahabedian is on Chicago magazine's front burner.

Obama lollipop: fun to say, fun to eat.

Gastronomic Bypass went on a mac'n'cheese crawl. Still recovering.

The spoons at Berry Chill change colors when they're cold. I didn't know that.

Common Chopsticks laments the slide in service quality in Chicago.

• NewCity has a new blog in beta: BoozeMuse.

A Fresh Squeeze checks out the Evanston Farmers Market.

• Chicago Bites visits A Mano and Blue Sky Bakery & Cafe.

Michael Nagrant finds a copy of Nelson Algren's America Eats, long out of print, in Detroit bookstore.

A report from last week's Green City Barbecue, in UR Chicago.

Ten lawn-mowing beers from the Midwest.

 
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Tammy Green / July 23, 2008 5:25 PM

It should read Blue Sky Bakery & Cafe, thanks!

Mike G / July 23, 2008 10:58 PM

Thanks for the links!

Andrew / July 24, 2008 10:26 AM

Ugh, Tammy, why do I always screw up one of your links? It's like I have a mental block on Chicago Bites. Sorry, it's fixed.

Jill / July 28, 2008 11:25 AM

Thanks for the link! Much appreciated!

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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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