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Blog Tue Dec 15 2009

Menu For Hope 6: Hunger Relief

mmenuforhope.jpgRaffle tickets for the sixth annual Menu for Hope raffle, hosted by Chez Pim and other food bloggers, are now available. Over the past three years, Menu for Hope has raised nearly a quarter of a million dollars to feed hungry people around the world through the UN Food Programme.

The list of prizes includes: La Quercia prosciutto, a Vermont gift basket with a canning tool set, a SousVide Supreme, Lowel Ego photo lights, BlogHer conference passes and many other delicious raffle items. Raffle tickets are only $10 a piece and all of the money goes directly to the UN Food Programme. Voting is open through December 25, 2009. For more information, visit Chez Pim.

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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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