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Book Tue Apr 19 2011

Truckin,' Foodin'

9781580083515.jpgCome celebrate the release of Food Trucks: Dispatches and Recipes From the Best Kitchens on Wheels, a guide to the nation's many food truck outlets, penned by TimeOut Chicago's Heather Shouse, tonight from 7-10pm at Goose Island (1800 N. Clybourn). The event will double as a food truck summit, with many of the city's finest grub on wheels in attendance (among them The Southern's Mac and Cheese Truck, Sweet Miss Giving's and gaztro-wagon), each selling a special signature item.

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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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