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Chef Thu Dec 09 2010

Rick, Mexico, Food and Wine

This March, Chicago's own Rick Bayless will be the featured chef at the Latin America Food and Wine Festival in Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo. Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo is located on the Pacific coast of Mexico and is a combination or resort and historical fishing town - not a bad setting for eating and drinking all things delicious. For three days Bayless, along with mixologists and chefs from throughout Mexico, will provide cooking demonstrations, tastings, seminars and tours of the beautiful community.

The festival is set to take place from March 26 - 28, 2011 and is the first foray into Latin America. Currently other Food and Wine Festivals include Aspen, New York, and South Beach.

Full festival line-up and ticket information will be available here soon.

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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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