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Event Mon Dec 06 2010

Wishing You a Healthy Holiday

Only a handful of seats are available for tomorrow night's free showing of Forks Over Knives, a documentary about healthy eating that features Cook County Chief Medical Officer Terry Mason. You may be still full from the office's holiday fondue and pork skin party, but the screening will be a compelling look at how our nation has become so obese (and what we can do to get out of it). Dr. Mason will be present for a post-film panel discussion. Event starts at 7pm at Malcolm X College, 1900 W. Van Buren.

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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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