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Dessert Wed Feb 24 2010

Hoosier Mama Pie Co. & Twitter: #freepieFTW

Hoosier Mama Pie Company (1618 1/2 W Chicago Ave.) has come up with a new way to reward their Twitter followers: every so often, they'll put a pie in their "TweetiePie Pie Safe" and tweet a password; if you're one of the first six customers to give them that password, you'll get a slice. Today's pie was an lovely, mild coffee cream pie with a chocolate-lined crust and loads of whipped cream on top.

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Karen / February 24, 2010 5:16 PM

I would almost die for this pie! When working nearby, I had to trick myself into not going there. It's Faaaaaaaaabulous

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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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