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News Tue Oct 20 2009

Bleeding Heart Bakery Starts Weekly Bread Co-Op

Bleeding Heart Bakery, known for its scrumptious organic pastries, is branching out with a new weekly artisan bread co-op. Bread lovers can order a loaf of bread each week, placing the order no later than Friday and then picking up the loaf on Sunday. Loaves only cost $5, but be sure to place your orders! The weekly special will not be available for sale at the store.
This co-op kicks off this week with Polenta Asiago Roasted Garlic Bread (does it get any better??).

Place your order no later than 7pm on Friday, October 23rd by calling 773.327.6934 or by emailing

The first loaves will be ready for pick-up on Sunday, October 25th at 1pm.

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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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