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TV Thu Dec 02 2010

Are You a Master Chef?

masterchefs.jpgThe FOX reality show "MasterChef" (which, yes, features Chef Graham Elliot as a judge) is holding an open casting call in Chicago this weekend.

Think you have what it takes? Pre-register here, then show up at the Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts, 361 W. Chestnut St. with an application [PDF], a plated dish of something you've cooked, and photos of yourself and your dish. The open call runs Saturday, Dec. 4 from 10am to 6pm and Sunday, Dec. 5 from 10am to 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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