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Event Wed Oct 27 2010

Beer + Truffles = Sold!

On December 5 The Publican will play host to their first beer and truffle dinner. Paul Kahan teamed up with North Coast Beer Director Michael McAvena, Master Brewer Mark Ruedrich and Owner Doug Moody to create a perfect menu for the evening. The menu will feature beers to compliment American and European black and white truffles (um, yum). A tentative menu has been posted here and I can only hope that the "Brother Thelonious," a dry aged duck breast and sausage, dried apricot and black truffles, will be make it to the final menu. Tickets are $125 and call 312.733.9555 to make reservations.

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Audrey / October 31, 2010 7:49 PM

Now your talking! Can't wait for the event! Thanks.

stevan-black truffle farmer / November 4, 2010 4:21 PM

The black truffle is being farmed just like any other crop but you make a lot more money with a black truffle farm than with traditional crops. A black truffle farm makes more money per acre than any other " legal "crop.

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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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