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Drink Thu Mar 12 2009

Popskull Tapping Tomorrow

If you've been waiting to get a swig of Popskull, the German Brown Ale collaboration between Three Floyds and Dogfish Head Ales, your wait is over. In Fine Spirits (5420 N. Clark) is the first bar to get one of the four cask ales that were produced, and they'll be tapping it tomorrow, starting at 4 PM. Both pints and half-pints will be available, but In Fine Spirits warns that the cask holds about 80 pints, so quantities will be limited.

If you get there too late, you can still drink other fine Three Floyds and Dogfish Head brews and chat with John Freyer from Dogfish Head Ales and Lincoln Anderson from Three Floyds.

A limited number of barrels of Popskull will be released during Three Floyds' annual Dark Lord Day celebration at the end of April.

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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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