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Event Thu Mar 31 2011

Hot Business, Doug

Dog whisperer Doug Sohn will be talking to the Ethical Humanist Society of Chicago this Sunday (10:30am, 7574 Lincoln Avenue in Skokie) about the journey of his business and how he keeps churning out quality food. Maybe he'll bring samples?

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Lisa Crowe / March 31, 2011 12:08 PM

Thanks, Robyn. Those interested in reading about the Ethical Humanist Society are invited to our web site:

All are welcome to our Sunday programs, and child care is available.

Lisa Crowe,
EHS Publicity Co-chair

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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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