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Deals Wed May 04 2011

Groupon Deal at Koval Distillery

Groupon's Deal of the Day today is a whiskey workshop at Koval, a boutique, organic distillery in Ravenswood. For $99 (as opposed to the nonGroupon price of $200), participants will get a lesson in the history of whiskey, vintage and modern distilling techniques, and then the chance to sample some small-batch American whiskeys. Astute sippers could come away with an ability to identify grain flavor and aging nuances. According to Groupon, this is a skill set that can come in handy when wooing even the most surly of father-in-law pirates.

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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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