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Book Wed Jun 15 2011

Tell Me Where To Go

So I just read my daily Tasting Table email, and apparently there's a new Chicago food guide out by Jennifer Olvera. It's titled Food Lovers Guide to Chicago.

Before you roll your eyes, I don't think this is Zagat-like. Of course, there's nothing wrong with that, but from what I can tell, this is just different. It sounds like it's something that won't make you look like a tourist. It even lists specialty shops like butchers and fishmongers and recipes.

Order your copy here today. You may find a place right around the corner that you didn't know about.

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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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