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News Mon May 03 2010

Chicago Chefs Did OK at the James Beard Foundation Awards, Too

Chicago brought home two more medals in the culinary portion of the 2010 James Beard Foundation Awards -- well, three when you also include the already-established American Classics award for Calumet Fisheries.

Koren Grieveson of Avec won Best Chef in the Great Lakes Region -- which was slightly stacked in Chicago's favor, with Michael Carlson of Schwa, Arun Sampanthavivat of Arun's and Bruce Sherman of North Pond receiving three of the four other nominations.

Fresh from its rise to seventh on the World's 50 Best Restaurants list, Alinea won for Outstanding Service.

 
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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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