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Random Wed Nov 05 2008

Celebratory Munchies

Being in Grant Park last night for Barack's victory celebration was humbling, and I'm so grateful my husband and I were able to be there, to witness history.

By the time we made it home, it was about 1:30 a.m. We were wired and our stomachs were grumbling. We also wanted to keep celebrating. So we uncorked the last bottle of Chianti we schlepped home from our recent honeymoon in Italy, and paired it with Velveeta Shells and Cheese (don't knock it.) Halloween candy provided an appropriately sweet ending to our night.

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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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