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Contest Thu Apr 22 2010

Contest: Bobbles for Earth Day

bobblebottle.jpgEarth Day reminds us to try to conserve resources whenever possible -- and what better way to do that than by skipping bottled water in favor of tap? The down side, of course, is that depending on the tap, the water that comes out could be seriously gross. Bobble filter-topped bottles use carbon filtration to clean up your water before it reaches your lips -- and the filters are good for 300 fill-ups, so you hopefully won't be tempted by that Fiji for quite awhile.

As an Earth Day special, we're giving away three Bobbles to Drive-Thru readers! Just send an email to with your name and address and the word Bobble in the subject line. We'll choose three names at random at the end of the day (aka, 5pm). UPDATE: We have our winners! Congrats to Katie, Toy and Ken!

Even if you don't win, Bobble is running a special Earth Day "buy one, give one" offer today -- sign up on this page to get the special code.

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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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