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Dish Tue May 10 2011

March to a Different Beat

If you love tamales and local, farmers market fare, I've got news (and a rap) for you.

DailyCandy developed an amazing lyrical synopsis of Las Manas Tamales.

Amber Wojcinski is using local masa, cheese and sustainably raised meat for savory and sweet tamale creations.

To give her even more street cred, Las Manas Tamales are available at Green City Market in Lincoln Park.

 
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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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