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Event Mon Jan 10 2011

Hunger Goes Off the Menu Tomorrow Night

32149.pngThe Chicago Food Depository's 86 Hunger Series, which starts tomorrow night, is a great opportunity to sample food from some of the city's finest chefs and benefit a cause so vital in these difficult economic times. Tomorrow night's event at Naha will be a collaboration with Prairie Grass; further events are scheduled for January 27 (at Custom House), February 1 (at Boka) and 23 (at Heaven on Seven). Tickets for all events are $150.

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Rose / January 10, 2011 11:43 AM

This is great! If you can't cough up the dough for a ticket to the event, I had just looked into volunteering at the Chicago Food Depository - they have lots of opportunities for individuals and groups!

Rose / January 10, 2011 11:45 AM

Here's a live link: link text

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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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