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Event Mon Jul 27 2009

Looky Here! Free Foodie Stuff

WTTW is sponsoring a free showing of the upcoming movie Julie and Julia on Thursday, August 6 at the AMC Loews Theater, 600 North Michigan. Tickets (obtained from WTTW) are required for admission to avoid the herds of food historians and Meryl Streep fans who will be all over this like lemon on chicken.

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Carl Galvan / July 27, 2009 3:38 PM

How can I sign up? Did't see on the site

rachelleb / July 27, 2009 3:55 PM

I'm having the same issue.

rachelleb / July 27, 2009 3:56 PM

actually, I found the cached version of the event on Google and registered there. I got the confirmation via email seconds later. Yay!

rachelleb / July 27, 2009 4:28 PM

Oh, just got this email:

"Thanks for your RSVP and your interest in this event! Due to
overwhelming response for tickets, we reached full capacity before your reservation came in. We will put your name on the Wait List and let you know before the event *if space opens up*. If you hear from us and are able to get on the reserved list, please note that there is a 2-seat limit for this event. If you don't hear from us, that means that we are, unfortunately, unable to reserve seats for you."

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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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