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Event Mon Jul 11 2011

Free Slurpees Today!

slurpee.jpgTo celebrate their 84th birthday of selling you sodas, candy, porn mags and more candy, the fine folks at 7-11 will be giving away free 7.11oz slurpees at all of their locations ALL DAY TODAY. In fact, it already started, people. A few locations may even be holding special slurpee drinking competitions for even better prizes.

 
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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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