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Event Tue Jul 19 2011

That's Hottt

Feeling the heat? logo.jpg Cool off with these refreshing tastings at Green Grocer Chicago this week. Tuesday night (7/19, 5pm-7pm) stop by and sip some samples of (FREE) organic beer from Peak Organic Brewing Co, coming to you all the way from Portland, Maine. They have a new Summer Session Ale, along with more classic IPA and Amber ales to choose from. And c'mon, free beer always tastes better too, right? Wednesday night (7/20, 5pm-7pm), my personal favorite, Co-Op Hot Sauce will be in the house. Sample any or all of their varieties and be sure to take home a bottle for yourself. Salsa picante, jalapeno, carrot habanero and poblano will all pack some heat in your mouth to help get your mind off the gruesome heat outside. And your purchase will support a great cause - the very best kind of investment.

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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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