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News Fri Aug 13 2010

Grab your Vuvuzela

Thinking about retiring that jersey that you wore the whole month of June for the next four years? Think again. Chicago's newest soccer bar, The Pitch, is opening this weekend to keep you in the game. Settling in the old once-was-John-Barleycorn-Lincoln Park-then-Cagneys, we're hoping this one sticks around a bit longer than its predecessors. Run by the guys behind Rocks and the Technical Director of the Chicago Fire, the Pitch has three floors, 30 screens, 12 taps and made from scratch grub-- all you need to keep your eyes glued to the 11 on the field.

Opening this weekend.

The Pitch
2142 N Clybourn Ave, at Wayne
Lincoln Park

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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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