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Restaurant Fri Jun 05 2009

Big Portions, Big Prizes

Everyone knows that when you go to Gibson's, you should expect a meal of unbelievable proportions. Huge steaks, massive potatoes, and a dessert that can probably be shared by your entire table, and maybe even the next one over.

So when a big restaurant has a big anniversary to celebrate, they're going to do it up right.

Gibson's is celebrating their 20th anniversary this year, and you get to party with them for 20 days in June.

From June 10-29, the restaurant will give away one gift certificate a day worth $1,000. On the 30th, they're going all out with a $25,000 raffle and a rollback menu. One lucky prize winner will receive (pick your jaw up from the table after you've read this):

  • 20 $200 Gift Cards

  • 20 WR's Chicago Cuts (22 Ounce Bone-In Ribeye Steaks)

  • 20 Bottles of Gibsons Reserve Cabernet

  • 20 Australian Cold Water Lobster Tails (12 Ounce Tails)

You can enter the raffle at any of the Gibson Restaurant Group restaurants, and no purchase is necessary.

The rollback menu means you can get a steak for 1989 prices. That's right. A Filet Mignon for $14, a Porterhouse for $24. Dinner's already sold out, but you might still be able to nab a table for lunch.

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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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