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Tax break from Chicago Q

uncle_sam1.jpgDid reporting your online purchases to the Illinois tax bureau take a big chunk of fun money outta your pocket for this weekend? In order to soften the blow a bit, Chicago Q is offering a 3 course prix fixe for lunch and dinner this coming Monday, April 18th. The three-course-three-day-later menu includes a choice of appetizer, entrée and dessert and features House Bacon Cheddar Hush Puppies, Smoked Dry-Rubbed Wings, Pulled Pork or Kobe Brisket Sandwiches for lunch, and Half Slab Baby Back or St. Louis Ribs for dinner. Nothing washes down tax season like a little barbecue.

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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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