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Event Wed Feb 02 2011

Celebrate World Nutella Day this Saturday with Multilingual Chicago

Did you know? This Saturday, February 5th, is World Nutella Day, and Multilingual Chicago just happens to be throwing a bit of a party to celebrate! There will be Nutella-inspired pastries from local bakeries, crepes from La Boulangerie, hot beverages from Café Mustache and Urban Burger Bar. And for those into learning Nutella's language of origin, there will be free Italian classes for adults and children.

--This Saturday, 1-5pm, Multilingual Chicago, 2934 N. Milwaukee Ave, Ste. C

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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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