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Event Mon Mar 29 2010

Passover Eats and Covers

So I am a bad Catholic--I don't even ascribe to the population that quietly crowds into churches twice a year in exchange for scarfing down a ham/turkey later on at Grandma's house--but I think I would be very good at being Jewish, as I like their philosophies--and their food. Passover, the holiday that celebrates the escape of the Jewish from enslavement in Egypt, is today. Matzoh (unleavened bread that kicks major ass), gefilte fish (similar to a meatloaf--but of fish), and Charoses (a spread of apples, spices and wine) are a few of the dishes that highlight the holiday.

Cover Lay Down has a nice rundown of Passover-inspired tunes to keep you going today (and for tomorrow's Bedikat Chametz observance).

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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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