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Restaurant Sun Nov 29 2009

An Un-Fishy Offer

DevonLowTides.jpgPerhaps you've had your fill of Thanksgiving fare. In case you need a change from the tryptophan (or whatever graced your holiday table), Devon Seafood Grill (39 E. Chicago Ave.) is shaking up their offerings with a new "Low Tides" menu, which is a four-course tasting meal featuring items like seared scallops with crispy pancetta and crispy potato wrapped grouper. Normally priced at $35 (or $50 with a wine pairing for each course), you've got a window of opportunity to try the menu for just $25 ($39 with wine) during a special preview on December 1-3 after 4 PM.

To take advantage of this offer, call the restaurant for a reservation at (312) 440-8660 and mention that you saw the event on Gapers Block.

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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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