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Blog Wed Dec 29 2010

New Year's Goal: Eat Globally

Looking for a goal for the new year? How about eating your way around the world without leaving Chicago? Two foodblogs can help you with this food adventure.

Chicago Alphabet Soup has reviewed at least one restaurant from nearly A to Z -- it's missing D (what, no Dominican?) and a couple other harder to hit letters -- but it's a a great starting point for your own run.

The more established Eating the World started out with the goal of eating food from every country in the world, in alphabetical order, but has since branched out both in scope and location, posting food news and reviewing restaurants in other parts of the country and overseas.

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Gino Williams / December 29, 2010 11:38 AM

Trust me when I say that I have been searching for a Dominican restaurant in Chicago. There has to be at least one. Once I find it, I will put it on the site.

Andrew Huff / December 29, 2010 10:48 PM

Hi Gino! The restaurant I linked to is Dominican, and it's not the only one. I found it via Yelp. :)

Gino Williams / December 31, 2010 9:53 AM

Outstanding! I have added it to my list and will visit there in 2011 for a sample of their menu. And I have also been told that Tropical Taste at 3330 W. North Avenue has Dominican fare. It, too, is now on my list. If only there were Omarian and Qatarian restaurants in Chicago.

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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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