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Event Mon Oct 19 2009

Kids Halloween Party at Green City Market

Chicago Green City Market Looking for something to do with the kiddies during the daylight hours of Halloween? Green City Market is hosting at Halloween Party during their last outdoor market of the season on Saturday, Oct. 31. The market will then move indoors at the Peggy Notebart Nature Museum Wednesdays and Saturdays from Nov. 7 through Dec. 23, followed by twice monthly markets during the winter.

Starting at 9am, a Green City volunteer with conduct a special Halloween Tour of the market for the kids. Then at 9:30am, some of the best pastry chefs in Chicago, including Mindy Segal of Hot Chocolate, will provide sample tastings. At 11am there is a Kids Costume contest and at 11:30 there is a Club Sprouts kids cooking demo with Courtney Treutelaar from Common Threads.

There is also a chef demo at 10:30am for the adults with Chris Pandel of the Bristol. Sounds like the perfect way to celebrate the last outdoor Green City Market of the season!

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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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