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Restaurant Wed Apr 13 2011

Another Excuse to Eat Well?

If you want and/or need another reason to drag your friends out for dinner, Dining Out For Life is as good as any. On Thursday, April 28, get your girls or guys together to celebrate food, friends and a great cause at the 18th annual Dining Out For Life day. The weather should be nice (fingers crossed, Chicago)! Adobo Grill, Blackbird, and Hearty Boys are among the restaurants participating. In 2010, Chicago raised over $100,000 to continue its mission of providing housing with life services to women, children and men living with HIV/AIDS; this year, the goal is $250,000.

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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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