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Event Sun Apr 03 2011

Some Sugar For Japan

Yesterday, I took part in an awesome bakesale. It was way more sophisticated and elegant than any bakesale I've ever been to.

It took place at A Perfect Event on Lincoln Avenue in Chicago.

The sales were happening all over the country, but this was the only one in the Midwest. Go Chicago!

I indulged in goodies from truffle truffle and sipped afternoon tea. 100% of the donation proceeds will go to Peace Winds Japan.

You can still donate here.

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whitney mahler / April 5, 2011 7:19 AM

Bennison's Bakery in Evanston also participated! We sold cupcakes for $1.69 a piece and $1 of each sale went towards peace winds japan

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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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