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Restaurant Thu Oct 14 2010

Eat Some Food, Do Some Good

If you like books, food, and philanthropy, then head to Branch 27 on Thursday nights. Housed in the 27th ward's former public library, Branch 27 has teamed up with Open Books Ltd., a nonprofit bookstore and literacy center. On Thursdays, the restaurant will offer a three-course Open-Branch menu; a portion of the profits will go directly to Open Books. Add the optional wine flight, and even more money will flow to the volunteer organization.

After dinner, go home and winnow your bookshelves -- Open Books accepts donations, and will even come to your home to pick up those unwanted books.

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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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