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Event Sat Aug 20 2011

GGC 3rd Annual Summer BBQ

In the mood for some grillin' on the barbie? The Green Grocer Chicago will be hosting their 3rd annual Summer BBQ this Sunday (8/21) from 12-4pm. The event will feature pasture raised meats from local farms, as well as River Valley Ranch mushrooms (from WI), Seedling Farms fruit (from MI), and beers from Goose Island, Two Brothers and Bells. Music will be provided by The Congregation band. Green Grocer is located at 1402 W Grand Ave. Event runs from 12pm - 4pm, suggested donation of $7. 312-624-9508.
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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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