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Event Tue Nov 09 2010

"A Spirited Dinner" Series Starts This Thursday

Ladies and gentlemen: there's a new dinner series in town. "A Spirited Dinner" series begins this Thursday night at Bridgeport brunch favorite Nana, and is sponsored by local liquor lovers Koval Distillery and Michigan's Seedling Orchard. Nana's executive chef Guy Meikle is designing a special menu featuring the sponsors spirits and fruits, and Leanne Strickler is creating coordinating cocktails. Reservations are recommended and can be made via or 312-929-2486.

--Nana, 3267 S. Halsted St.

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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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