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Event Wed Aug 05 2009

Stephanie & Julie & Julia

With the new Julie & Julia movie coming out this Friday, there's lots of new interest in Julia Child.

In fact, even Child's alma mater, Le Cordon Bleu, is getting in on the act: tomorrow, Aug. 6, at 1pm Chicago time, "Top Chef" winner and Cordon Bleu grad Stephanie Izard will be demonstrating how to make beef Bourguignon and chocolate chiffon pie on live streaming video. You're invited to follow @LCBSchools on Twitter and use the hashtag #LCBJulia to participate in the conversation.

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Hillary / August 6, 2009 2:42 PM

This is so cool! Thanks for sharing. I just wrote a post on Julie & Julia and how I think it's going to spur a growth in food blogging! Check it out:

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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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