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Contest Thu Jun 09 2011

Win Two Tickets to Screening of "The Trip"

tt.jpgIf you love their impressions of Michael Caine, you'll love The Trip, the newest film by comedians Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon. The pair travel the English countryside to eat, talk, argue, and eat some more.

We have a few pairs of tickets to give away for a special screening this Monday (June 13) at Landmark Century Centre, located at Diversey and Clark, at 7:30pm. Send an email to by this Saturday at noon with "The Trip" in the subject line; we'll randomly pick winners in concert with our statistician, and let you know. Good luck! UPDATE: We have winners! Congrats to Christine, Alan and Donna!

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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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