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Event Fri Nov 12 2010

Pre-Thanksgiving Feast at Brand BBQ Market

Monday, November 22, Brand BBQ Market is teaming up with the organization for men who love to grill, Man B Que, to create a Pre-Thanksgiving Feast. The dinner costs $45 per person and includes a starter, main course and dessert. The menu will feature the "Leftovers" Thanksgiving burger, a sage stuffing stuffed burger, smoked turkey breast and cranberry relish (this sounds ridiculous) and sides that include smoky green bean casserole, green onion mashed potatoes and bourbon smoked candied pecans. Brand BBQ is BYOB so registered guests will get suggested beer pairings for dinner.

To make a reservation call Brand BBQ at 773.687.8148

Brand BBQ Market
2824 W. Armitage Ave.
Chicago, IL 60647

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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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