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Closings Fri Oct 29 2010

Adieu May Street Market

May Street Market, one of my favorite local, seasonal spots in West Town, is bidding us farewell this Saturday. All our best to Chef Alex Cheswick. Personally, I'll never forget that mini lavender cupcake. Any other good memories, folks?

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Damon / October 29, 2010 12:58 PM

this makes me want to cry.

Chi_runner / November 2, 2010 12:04 PM

Just went by there last night hoping to have their delicious steak frites and a nice bottle of wine. Was terribly disappointed to see that they were sold (any word on what will happen to the space?). It was consistently delicious, sometimes surprising so. I will miss it tremendously.

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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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