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Event Tue Sep 28 2010

How Do You Like Them Apples?

The Good Food Project -- a nonprofit that teaches children to thoughtfully taste and speak critically about food -- will set up shop at the Chicago French Market on Saturday, October 2. Kids who participate in the GFP's signature apple tasting event will be among the first in the Chicagoland area to try the SweeTango, a new apple cultivar in its second year of release (and the subject of some serious controversy). The tasting workshop runs from 11 a.m. to 11:45, and from 11:45 to 1 p.m., kids will learn how to make an apple slinky to take home.

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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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