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Contest Fri Jul 15 2011

P4K or Bust

wholefoodslp.jpgStill itching for Pitchfork tix? All hope is not lost. Whole Foods Market, everyone's favorite purveyor of excessively priced but oh-so-fresh and delicious natural and organic eats is offering you a chance to win a pair of passes to Sunday's festivities. Head to their Halsted/Waveland store today and sign-up for their e-newsletter at check-out and you'll be automatically entered to win. (Winner to be selected at the end of the day). While you're at it, see if you can leave there without spending your entire paycheck -- it might be a challenge, unless however, you use one of those little shopping carts they got.

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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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