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Event Wed Oct 01 2008

In Case You Missed It...

If our coverage of Chicago Gourmet has stirred regret that you didn't attend, you still have time to buy tickets for a similar event, the Kohler Food and Wine Experience, October 23-26 at the Kohler Spa in Kohler, Wisconsin (only a short drive from Chicago!). The event is chock full of culinary superstars--Tony Mantuano (Spiaggia), cookbook author Laura Werlin, and Top Chef-testants Ilan Hall, Hung Huynh, and judge Gail Simmons.

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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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