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Openings Thu May 12 2011

Vegan Thai Coming Soon

Sushi and Thai restaurant Umaiya Cafe, 1605 W. Montrose, has closed, and signs in the windows indicate it will soon reopen as Urban Vegan, a vegan Thai restaurant.

Only time will tell if Urban Vegan will espouse the black metal method of vegan Thai cooking.

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Caroline / May 13, 2011 4:36 PM

1. Last time I had Umaiya I got food poisoning ):

2. Relatedly, this is great news!

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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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