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Bar Fri Mar 20 2009

Belgium Through a Brewer's Eyes

Former Flossmoor Station Head Brewer Matt Vanwyk recently toured Belgium and posted about his experience on the Flossmoor Station Beer Blog.

Part I: Brugge
Part II: Kortrijk and Brussels
Part III: St. Niklaas and Brussels
Part IV: Beersel

Vanwyk is moving to Oregon to join Oakshire Brewing and Bryan Shimkos will be taking over as Flossmoor's Head Brewer. Flossmoor Station is throwing a party in their honor on Saturday, March 21 from 5 - 9 p.m. Details can be found on their website.

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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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