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Event Wed Aug 13 2008

Logan Square Cares

Logan Square-area restaurants such as Lula Cafe, El Cid and Buona Terra will be on hand for this Satuday's Taste of GiGi's Playhouse, which benefits GiGi's Playhouse, a suburban Downs Syndrome awareness center. Restaurants will be doling out samples (5-7:30pm), and there's live band karaoke (@8pm) and a full bar supported by Vas Foremost, noFriction and Sam's Wines and Spirits, among others (5-10pm) that awaits you at the Logan Square Auditorium (Logan and Kedzie). Tickets start at $75 per person.

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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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