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Chef Thu Mar 05 2009

Achatz to Give Reasonably Priced Cooking Demo (or is Great at Making April Fools' Jokes)

This sounds like too good to be true, especially given the date, but we're going to run with it: Now We're Cookin' is hosting a cooking demonstration by Grant Achatz at their Evanston store on April 1st. For a mere $65, you'll get wine and appetizers made by the staff at NWC, and Achatz will demonstrate his kitchen magic. For an additional $50, you can buy the slip-covered edition of his newest book and get it autographed. Event begins at 6:30pm at 1601 Payne Street, Unit C. Reservation required.

 
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Fred / March 5, 2009 11:44 AM

April Fools! Instead of Grant, we have Javier, line cook from Taco & Burrito Palace #3.

R / March 5, 2009 1:58 PM

"It's CARROT TOP! BWAHHH!"

Mike G / March 5, 2009 7:29 PM

This reminds me of how the original Barbara's Bookstore in Old Town used to keep a copy of Gravity's Rainbow in its "Visiting Authors" rack.

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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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