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Foodporn Tue May 26 2009

For the Non-Ice Cream Lover in You

Haagen-Dazs did not ask me to write this, but you'd think they were underwriting my next trip to Aruba by what I'm about to say: their Five collection is awesome--and I'm not an ice cream fan. The pitch is that this ice cream only has five flavors, which are boldly spelled out on the packaging: eggs, cream, sugar, milk, and the flavor of the ice cream (passion fruit, brown sugar, ginger, vanilla, milk chocolate and coffee). I've tasted half of these so far and think they're off the chain--incredible flavor, creamy, and thankfully, they come in a small size.

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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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