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Event Fri Apr 24 2009

Pre-Industrial Pig

When I got word of the Underground Food Collective's Pre-Industrial Pig Dinner that will unfold tomorrow night, I thought about a trip I took once to Old World Wisconsin, a living history museum nestled in the center of the Badger State. On a blistering August day, I watched a staff of men in awkward 19th century clothing do the backbreaking daily operations of a farmer as a cheery narrator rambled on about milking cows and baling hay. I was glad that the only thing I had to do was watch their pre-industrial struggle as I sipped my post-industrial (?) Diet Coke.

Times have changed, but the farming technique and sentiment remains; Saturday's dinner centerpiece is pork from four Red Waddles that were humanely raised at a Wisconsin farm. Tickets are $65. Event begins at 7pm Saturday at a private home in Ukrainian Village (address will be provided with ticket purchase); RSVP required.

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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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