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News Fri Apr 01 2011

Groupon to Offer Alinea Deal

Still a bit shaky after the fall-out from its offensive Superbowl ads earlier this winter, Chicago-based Groupon has announced they'll be offering a deal for 75% off dinner at Alinea, or a deal for 50% off plus a tour of the kitchen and reserved ticket for the upcoming Next. Unnamed sources at Groupon have suggested the deal is an attempt to compete with new group buying site Bloomspot's Alinea give-away, as well Gilt City, which often adds premium features onto its restaurant deals. The exact date of the deal is still unknown, but more information from Groupon is available here.

 
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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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