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News Mon Aug 11 2008

A Busy Week for Slow Food Chicago

Slow Food Chicago has three interesting events going on this week. Details are in Slowdown but here's a summary:

Tomorrow: A benefit family-style dinner at Osteria via Stato (6pm, 620 N. State); proceeds will help fund a SFC delegation to the Terra Madre conference in Italy. RSVP required. Tickets are $65 for Slow Food Members/$75 for Non-Members.

Wednesday: The "Annual Garden Celebration" at Evanston's Dawes School Garden of Eatin' (6pm, 440 Dodge Ave). Bring a side dish for 10 people, a non-alcoholic drink and your own utensils. Dessert will be provided.

Thursday: Tomato Festival and Potluck Supper at the Chicago Honey Coop (6pm, 3740 W. Fillmore). Yes, another potluck, but haven't you always wanted to see the Chicago Honey Coop? RSVP required. Tickets are $15.00 for Slow Food members and Honey Coop members & potluck dish; $20.00 for non-members & potluck dish.

 
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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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