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Random Sun Jun 13 2010

Have Your Own Alinea Kitchen at Home

It probably will not turn your city apartment into a temple of molecular gastronomy, but designer Patrick Short's futuristic Electrolux Alinea kitchen--unrelated to the Chicago culinary laboratory of Chef Grant Achatz--nevertheless begs the question of what modern food preparation might look like. The sleek concept kitchen made of silicon and plastics is designed for extreme space-saving. It can float in any environment--manifesting a sink, appliances and counter space as needed--and recharge by way of a ceiling dock.






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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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