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Event Mon Aug 16 2010

Pub Crawls this Thursday

Sap up the few remaining days before vacations end and the sun goes down after lunchtime (it's coming, folks) with the Chicago History Museum this Thursday (6:45-10pm) for a trolley tour of some of the city's pubs along the lake and river; admission $25-30. If you're looking for something more concrete (heh) the same night, join Sean Parnell of the Chicago Bar Project for a trolley tour of several west side pubs; you'll get a copy of his book along with a primer on local bar history.

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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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