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News Wed Jun 01 2011

LTH Forum for Sale

logo_phpBB2.gifLTH Forum, the fantastic bulletin board known for its Great Neighborhood Restaurant awards and for being a treasure trove of local (and national) dining and cooking recommendations, is for sale. Founder Gary Wiviott, who had been going through tough financial times, is being forced to sell the site--which has never generated revenue, and whose operations he personally funded--as a result of a personal bankruptcy filing. If you want to take on LTH, the opening bid has been set at $45,000; proceeds will go to Peter Daane, a former friend of Wiviott's who is claiming repayment for a loan that he made to Wiviott in 2007.

 
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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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