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Event Fri Jan 28 2011

Redmoon Theater to Stage Most Delicious Spectacle Yet

redmoonspectacle.jpgEvery year, West Town-based Redmoon Theater proves it can throw a party on the grandest scale with its fundraiser, Spectacle Lunatique. The event showcases the company's signature magic and puppetry. And this year on Saturday, March 12th, Redmoon--with the help of some of the city's most respected chefs--will stimulate party-goers' taste buds as well. Schwa's Michael Carlson, Girl and the Goat's Stephanie Izard and Blackbird's Paul Kahan are some of the culinary luminaries contributing food to the event. Expect dessert from Black Dog Gelato's Jessica Oloroso and drinks from The Drawing Room's Charles Joly, among others. Spectacle Lunatique will be held at Redmoon Central (1463 W. Hubbard). Individual tickets for the main program, which includes the food tastings and begins at 6:30pm, start at $175. Or attend the After Party at 10:30pm for drinks, dessert and dancing. Individual After Party tickets are $50.

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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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