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Event Fri May 22 2009

Celebrating the Pig

Sunday's Cochon 555 event, a fundraiser at the Drake Hotel for the Farms for City Kids organization, will bring five of the city's best chefs (among them Graham Elliott Bowles, Chris Pandel of the Bristol) to each cook a heritage pig in its entirety and pair them with five locally made wines for your enjoyment. A panel of judges will bestow the "Prince of Porc" title to the best chef. Awww. Event runs 5-7:30pm; tickets are $125 (use the promo code "heritage" for a $20 discount).

 
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mh95149 / May 25, 2009 10:53 PM

"and pair them with five locally made wines for your enjoyment"
Are you sure about that?
none of the winemakers listed on the the Cochon555 site are local.

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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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