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Event Tue Jul 14 2009

Free Food (Inc.) this Thursday

Perhaps milking the PR boost of being crowned one of America's healthiest fast-food restaurants, Chipotle is sponsoring a free showing of Food, Inc. this Thursday at Landmark Century Centre theater (Diversey and Clark) at 7:30pm. Get there early for a seat, and please...skip the popcorn.

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Eddie Lakin / July 14, 2009 9:24 AM

Exciting. I haven't seen it yet and I'm going to the Thursday screening. I'm also planning on hanging out at the Duke of Perth afterwards, and I'm encouraging anyone else who wants to drop by and discuss the film to do so. Hope to see lots of you there!

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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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