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Event Mon Sep 27 2010

Beer Lovers, Your Cup Runneth Over

October is overflowing with beer-centric events. The Portage hosts a Louis Glunz beer dinner the same day The Fizz features small-batch autumnal beers from Wisconsin and the United Kingdom at its fall beer tasting. Stone Brewing takes over the taps at all three of the city's Smallbars; Hopleaf celebrates Sierra Nevada's 30th anniversary; and Hearty hosts a Two Brothers Brewmaster dinner. Whole Foods Market locations in Lakeview, Lincoln Park and Evanston are offering classes, festivals and tastings throughout the month, and Binny's is holding an autumn beer open house. AlphaBeer features a brew for every letter of the alphabet. And plan ahead for the Chicago Beer Society's Spooky Brew Review Homebrew Competition.

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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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