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News Tue Jan 04 2011

The Southern Mac Truck on the Move

OK, not just yet, but The Feast is reporting that Cary Taylor from The Southern will be taking his delicious mac and cheese on the road this January. Smoked Gouda, blue cheese and bacon, white cheddar sundried and caramelized onion and pepperjack and chorizo are just a few of the menu options, all around $8. Finer items like the cheddar and lobster mac will also be available for $12 -14. He'll update his location like all good Chicago food trucks via Twitter.

Working in the chain restaurant death valley known as Streeterville, I am ecstatic that there will be another option roaming the streets. Chef Taylor if you're listening please make a stop at Ohio and Fairbanks, I know we patrons are looking forward to your cheesy treats.

 
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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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