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Bar Thu Sep 18 2008

What's in Your Beer Fridge?

With the explosion of the craft beer industry, it's easy to get a lot of different beers, try a few, then store the rest. In no time, you've got a fridge and/or closet full of beer, and you don't always know what you've got.

Luckily, the folks over at Beer Dorks have created a new free application called "Beer Fridge" that allows you to get a handle on your collection. Not only does it keep track of the name and number of beers you own, it also notes when you bought them, which is good for keeping an eye on freshness or for collecting various vintages. You can also add your own ratings and notes.

Now if you're having a bad day at the office and could really use a beer after work, you can just check your online beer fridge and see what you have in stock.

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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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