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Openings Sat Apr 17 2010

Floriole finally open!

IMG_5668.jpgAfter a few delays and hippups, Green City Market vendors Floriole Cafe & Bakery is now open in a permanent location at 1220 W. Webster. Stop by for a slice of quiche, rustic pastries, sea salt caramels or a scone and a mug Intelligentsia coffee. In the future they will be serving sandwiches and salads. Make sure to check up the lovely reclaimed wood table on the 2nd floor. Check out more pictures from my visit here.

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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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