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Event Fri Oct 17 2008

Indulge Your Heart Tonight

Chicago's Meals on Wheels will be holding their benefit Celebrity Chef Ball, titled "Indulge Your Heart," tonight at 6pm at the Macy's on State. You'll eat the creations of a long list of chefs from local restaurants, among them Paul Kahan and Mike Sheerin (Blackbird), Michelle Garcia (Bleeding Heart Bakery), Grham Eliot Bowles (Graham Eliot), and Mohammed Islam and Malika Ameen (Aigre Doux). Also participating are former Top Chef-testants Stephanie Izard and Dale Levitski. Tickets are upwards of $100.

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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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