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News Wed Dec 15 2010

GQ Gives Props to Longman & Eagle

First Esquire named it a "Best New Restaurant of 2010", then it got a star in the Michelin Guide. Even Rahm Emanuel has been seen there.

Hitting newsstands Dec. 21, Longman & Eagle makes GQ's "Best New Restaurants in America". With so many new restaurants having opened in Chicago this year, it's no surprise that this is the one that made a national list.

Over in Fuel we're asking: What would your Best New Restaurants in 2010 List include?

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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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