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Event Thu Jul 14 2011

Get Your Vegan On

TCD.jpgNot sure what to eat this weekend while rocking out at Pitchfork? Never fear, The Chicago Diner is near. The "Meat Free since '83" mainstay will be offering meatless gyros, karma burgers, philly steak, corn dogs and refreshing beverages in Union Park all weekend long. Don't forget to save room for their delicious vegan baked goods! Ha. Appetite demolished! You may now commence rocking out. No seriously, because there are scads of people waiting in line after you.

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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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