Gapers Block has ceased publication.

Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
 Thank you for your readership and contributions. 


Sunday, June 23

Gapers Block

Gapers Block on Facebook Gapers Block on Flickr Gapers Block on Twitter The Gapers Block Tumblr

« Mmm...End of the Week Links European Coffee and Pastries, Chicago-Style »

Foodporn Fri Oct 16 2009

Friday Foodporn: Purple & White Onions

Purple and White Onions

Here's the first Friday Foodporn! Each Friday, we're will now feature a photo from the Drive-Thru Flickr Pool and feature it here on the blog. This first shot is of purple and green onions at the Green City Market, photographed by Swanksalot.

GB store

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...
Read this feature »


312 Dining Diva
A Girl in Her Kitchen
Bake & Destroy!
Blue Kitchen
Check Please! Blog
Chicagoist Food & Drink
Chicago Bites
Chicago Dining Examiner
Chicago Foodies
Chicago Gluttons
Chitown Tap
Dining Chicago
Dr. Vino
The Feast Chicago
The Food Chain
Food Loves Writing
Food on the Dole
Green Sugar
Grub Street Chicago
Guys Drinking Beer
Hungry mag
The Kitchen Sink
Lottie + Doof
LTH Forum
The Local Beet
One Hundred Eggs
The Paupered Chef
Pro Bono Baker
She Simmers
Smart Cabbage
Serious Eats
Sky Full of Bacon
The Stew
TOC Restaurants & Bars
Two Bites in Suburbia
Zagat Chicago

GB store



Drive-Thru on Flickr

Join the Drive-Thru Flickr Pool.

About Drive-Thru

Drive-Thru is the food and drink section of Gapers Block, covering the city's vibrant dining, drinking and cooking scene. More...
Please see our submission guidelines.

Editor: Robyn Nisi,
Drive-Thru staff inbox:



 Subscribe in a reader.

GB store

GB Store

GB Buttons $1.50

GB T-Shirt $12

I ✶ Chi T-Shirts $15