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Random Fri Nov 07 2008

Yes We Can (Eat This)

To start your day...via Cakewrecks, a rendering of President-Elect Obama using 1,240 cupcakes, from Buffalo, NY-based baker Zillycakes.


More cake-based renderings of Obama can be found at Cakewrecks.

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Rachel Kramer Bussel / November 7, 2008 12:31 PM

We interviewed Zilly yesterday about the Obama cupcake art at Cupcakes Take the Cake.

R / November 7, 2008 1:51 PM

Thanks for the link!

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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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