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Event Fri Nov 19 2010

The Food Drive That Gives Back

Not that you need kickbacks for contributing to a food drive. But if you bring a non-perishable food item or cash donation to the Merchandise Mart on Tuesday, November 23, you'll be rewarded with a free slice of Eli's Cheesecake and a sample of Argo Tea.

"Sharing It Day" runs from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Mart's South Lobby, and benefits the Greater Chicago Food Depository. Items most needed include rice, pasta, pasta sauce and macaroni and cheese; peanut butter and jelly; whole-grain cereal and shelf-stable milk; beans; and canned meat, stew, soup, vegetables and fruit.

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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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