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Contest Thu Sep 30 2010

Like a Scorcese Flick, But With More Fries

Break out the camcorder (or your video-enabled phone, I suppose): Epic Burger is sponsoring a 30-second ad campaign contest. In a half-minute, tell everyone why you love Epic Burger, then post it to the restaurant's Facebook page. The winner gets a $200 credit -- which will buy a lot of burger, fry and shake combos. (Second and third-place winners pull in $100 and $50, respectively.) The deadline for submissions is October 22.

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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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