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Chicago Gourmet Wed Oct 14 2009


Chicago ex-pat Naz suggested I check out Foodzie. He described it as "Etsy for food" so I dove right in. And it seems young, but it holds promise. So whether you like jam, snacks, dried or cured meat, coffee, or even produce you're in luck. And, thankfully, you can even search by locality. There are just a few Chicago area vendors currently, but the Creme de la Crimini Sauce by Coupla Guys sounds like something I'd buy on name alone. And these Damn Good Cookies made by Chocolate Gourmet look, well, damned good.

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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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