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Ingredient Wed Nov 12 2008

Bird on a Bun

The Thanksgiving 365 sandwich with turkey, brie, and cranberry-horseradish chutney at Hannah's Bretzel called my name at lunch yesterday. It's delicious - and seasonal, if turkey has a season.

It got me wondering what other local spots offer the early bird. A quick Google-search revealed a few:

According to Metromix, Jerry's (with West Loop and Wicker Park locations) will have a Thanksgiving-inspired sandwich on the menu from Nov. 24 to 26, with herb-roasted turkey, mushroom and roasted apple stuffing, turkey gravy, basil, fresh mozzarella cheese, cranberry sauce and Cholula hot sauce on your choice of bread.

The Pilgrim is a regular on the menu at Uncle Sammy's in Lincoln Park. It's got turkey, raisin herb stuffing, cranberry sauce and mayo.

The Goddess and Grocer offers the Turkey Twist year-round, which certainly qualifies as Thanksgiving-esque, with its turkey breast, cranberry mayonnaise and caramelized onions. From Nov. 24 to 30, they're also offering the Thanksgiving Sandwich, with roasted turkey, stuffing, lettuce, tomato and cranberry sauce on whole wheat.

Know of any others?

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Yasmin / November 12, 2008 2:12 PM

You can try the Sleep burger at Kuma's Corner until the end of November. It's a delicious and juicy turkey burger that has a stuffing patty sitting on top and a layer of cranberry sauce on the bottom. All of this rests on a fluffy pretzel roll and is smothered with turkey gravy. It put me to sleep in about an hour.

Nick / November 12, 2008 8:47 PM

Silver Cloud on Damen has a Stuffed Turkey Sandwich year round. It has oven roasted turkey breast, cranberry relish and homemade stuffing served on white bread with mayo.

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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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