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News Sun May 02 2010

Chicago Journalists Do Well at 2010 James Beard Foundation Awards

Chicago media brought home two medallions on the first night of this year's James Beard Foundation Awards: The Tribune's Kevin Pang won Multimedia Food Feature for "The Cheeseburger Show," while the Reader's Cliff Doerkson won Best Newspaper Feature Writing for "The Real American Pie."

Stay tuned for the chefs and restaurants Monday night! You can follow along live on Twitter and on the Beard Foundation's blog. For reference, here's a list of all this year's Chicago nominees.

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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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