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Event Wed Jun 30 2010

The Power of Love, Doughnuts

To commemorate tomorrow's five-year anniversary of the passing of weight-challenged (but still totally suave) R&B crooner Luther Vandross, Wiener and Still Champion (802 Dempster, Evanston) will be offering their rendition of his favorite treat, the Luther Burger--a bacon cheeseburger wrapped in a Krispy Kreme doughnut. Rumor has it that Vandross himself invented this delight after running out of hamburger buns.

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Aharona / July 1, 2010 3:55 PM

I can not tell if I am I am intrigued or disgusted!

Micah / July 2, 2010 9:17 AM

My... God... This is worse than a Doubledown.

Sharon / July 2, 2010 10:18 AM

The burger is actually good. It's a wonderful salty/sweet taste.

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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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