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News Wed Jan 14 2009

Green Grocer gets Liquor License

Green Grocer just received their liquor license and is now selling wine and beer. To celebrate, they are holding a wine tasting this Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. They will follow this up with "Tasting Tuesdays" every Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m. Don't forget your grocery bags. 1402 W. Grand Ave. (at Noble). Bus: 9 Ashland, 65 Grand.

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Illinois Master Gardener / January 15, 2009 1:06 PM

I am looking forward to shopping at this store. Wine tastings are a great way to determine which one(s) you want to

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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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