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Event Mon Aug 15 2011

"MasterChef" Finale Week

MasterChefstory.jpgIt's crunch time folks! Tonight and tomorrow on Fox, 8pm, the "MasterChef" finale week begins. With four contestants remaining, the competition is getting fierce! Want to watch the show with some friends? Stop by Sweetwater Tavern and Grille, 225 N. Michigan Ave., from 6pm to 10pm tonight and tomorrow (Aug. 15 and 16) for the official viewing party. Local Chef Suzy Singh (one of the remaining top four "MasterChef" finalists!) in collaboration with Sweetwater's Chef Jose Serrano, will create some Indian inspired special menu items for the night, including a Bombay Turkey Burger and the Curried Away Veggie Burger (both served with Indian Salad, Tandoori Masala and Curry Ketchup).

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cyn / August 15, 2011 2:20 PM

I will be there! Can't wait to try the Bombay Turkey Burger!

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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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