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News Wed Mar 18 2009

Whoopie! There it is

Evanston bakery Kim's Kitchen (located at 815 Noyes) was mentioned in a NYT piece about the loveable whoopie pie. Kim's sells pumpkin and chocolate versions, and judging from a picture accompanying the story, they're the size of Quarter Pounders. If you can't make the trek up north, Trader Joe's also sells whoopie pies in their baked goods section.

 
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Sarah / March 18, 2009 9:11 PM

I grew up eating whoopie pies that we'd buy from an Amish bakery, so I'm highly skeptical of these new-fangled whoopie pies although I'm glad they're getting so much attention. I have gotten some yummy, authentic whoopie pies at the farmer's market though (at Daley Plaza and near the Aon building).

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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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