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« The Spice of Life Yummzie! »

Openings Tue Oct 13 2009

"I'm willing to give the Dutch, and their crazy huge pancakes, a chance"

The Lincoln Square Dutch pancake house, Pannenkoeken Café, has a new location now open in Wicker Park (2257 W. North Avenue). And what - pray tell - is pannenkoeken, you ask? It's a Dutch pancake, thinner than its American cousin, baked rather than fried, and includes some delicious toppings. My recent pick at the new Pannenkoeken location included raisins, apples, and havarti cheese.

Store hours at the Wicker Park spot are M-F, 7am-2pm; Sat. & Sun., 8am-2pm.

And I will say, my friend's reply to my invitation to join me on this tasty adventure was wholly accurate: those Dutch pancakes are huge!

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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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