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Drink Tue Apr 12 2011

Firkin tappin' at Owen & Engine

Lookin' for something to do tonight? O&E, my personal favorite ampersand in Chicago will be tapping a Metropolitan Krankshaft firkin, that's been spiced up a bit just in time for spring. This special edition has a bit of coriander added directly to the firkin, adding a flowery, earthy, lemon-like twist to the mild fruity notes of Krankshaft Kolsch. If that doesn't whet your appetite, the folks at O&E will have curried prawn and mussel with sweet peas, diced cucumbers and grilled halumi cheese to pair it with.

O&E is at 2700 N. Western Ave.
Call 773-235-2930 for more info.

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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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