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Event Sat Nov 13 2010

Preserve Your Holidays

whole_jam.jpgOkay, my puns are totally stupid. But it's true: my boss, friends and lovers will be getting a gift that I recently rediscovered this summer at the Logan Square Farmers Market: a jar of Rare Bird Preserves. I'm crushing on the Pluot Orange Cardamom and Lemon Apple Cinnamon varieties these days, as it's a nice departure from the normal jellied junk I put on my toast. Rare Bird will be holding a tasting tomorrow at Provenance, 2528 N California, from Noon-3pm.

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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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