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Chef Mon Sep 21 2009

Carrie Nahabedian Day

Mayor Daley has officially proclaimed tomorrow to be "Chef Carrie Nahabedian Day" in Chicago. Chef Nahabedian is known for her wonderful food at Naha. She follows Rick Bayless, Jimmy Bannos, and Charlie Trotter in being inducted into the Chefs Hall of Fame by the Chicago Culinary Museum.

The induction will take place at the Union League Club of Chicago tomorrow night. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and tickets are available at the door for $175. This is the annual fundraiser for the Chicago Culinary Musuem.

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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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