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Restaurant Wed Sep 29 2010

Grab Your Remote and a Napkin

This one's a drool inducer.

The Travel Channel brings Food Wars to the Windy City tonight at 9pm CST to answer an age old question - who makes the best deep dish pizza in Chicago?

In a civil war like battle, Lou Malnati's and Pizzeria Uno will go head to head to be crowned the best deep dish creators this side of Lake Michigan.

While it's hard to see two of your own duke it out, we can at least be thankful that they aren't pitting us against that cardboard New Yorker's call pizza.

So, who gets your vote?

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The 100 Bar Project / September 29, 2010 8:02 PM

We're partial to Pizano's actually.

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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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