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News Sat Aug 07 2010

A Girl, Her Goat, and Their Sandwich

Stephanie Izard, of Girl & The Goat, is competing in a virtual sandwich contest. Imagine eating a crisp panko-breaded pork loin sandwich with spicy-salty tapenade and sweet pepper aioli. Then imagine giving a boatload of cash to Common Threads, the Chicago nonprofit group that teaches low-income kids to cook healthy, affordable meals.

Now stop imagining things and go vote for Izard's sandwich (and get a copy of the recipe). If she wins Mezzetta's Celebrity Chef Sandwich Charity Challenge, Common Threads will get $10,000. Now that's a lot of, tapenade. Voting runs through September 6.

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Likes Sandwiches Guy / August 7, 2010 12:31 PM

This is an awesome post...I love sandwiches, and stories about them. Thanks Sunny!

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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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