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News Sun Sep 05 2010

Chicago Screws Up a Lot of Things at the U.S. Open, But Sparkling Wine's Not One of 'Em

New York Times food critic Sam Sifton has been, well, unimpressed by the food at this year's U.S. Open, much of which was provided by Chicago concessionaire Levy Restaurants. The one bright spot? Sparkling wine from Tony Mantuano's wine bar.

 
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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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