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News Wed Oct 21 2009

Mmm...Midweek Links

  • Let's revisit the McDonald's "McDistance" map to see how the Midwest fares.

  • Don't knock the gnocchi being served over at Basic Taste.

  • Thinking about getting a tattoo of two strips of bacon on your lower back? Here's your inspiration.

  • Eat a Duck I Must dismantles a summer garden and makes a batch of pesto.

  • When the Hungry Hound barks, 312 Dining Diva and Grub Street listen.

  • Celebrate World Pasta Day this Sunday with some noodles and gravy at these places.

  • Chicago Foodies takes a delicious trip to Vietnam via the Map Room's International Night.

  • How could a Apple Butter Bourbon Pie NOT have won the Bucktown Apple Pie Contest this past weekend?

  • Ramekins everywhere will squeal with delight at this Eggs Al Forno recipe.

  • Several farmers markets and community agencies (among them Green City Market and Evanston Farmers Market) scored some federal dollars this past week to boost locally grown eating, but the largest check went to buy advertising.

    Courtney aka glamah / October 21, 2009 4:02 PM

    I ask myself everyday why my pie didnt win.

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