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News Wed May 18 2011

WWRE/WWRD -- What Would Rahm Eat/Do?

So Chicagoans are apparently pondering these questions about our new mayor. What is Rahm eating and where? What will he do for the food scene in Chicago? Grubstreet Chicago has sited four sources -- WBEZ, The Feast, Time Out Chicago, and The Chicago Tribune -- as all reporting what Mayor Emanuel may be working on or what our fair "food sceners" would like from him. One issue is the legalizing of cooking on our beloved food trucks. Gaztro Wagon's Matt Maroni thinks "it would be good to see something done."

Only time will tell, Chicago. If you see him at Piece in Bucktown, maybe ask him yourself?

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Andrew / May 19, 2011 2:52 PM

Before the mayoral campaign, he was often spotted at Beans & Bagels and Glen's Diner near the Montrose Brown Line stop; he lives in the area.

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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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