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Event Mon Sep 19 2011

Chicago Gourmet Dine Around

logo-chicago-gourmet.pngStill holding on hope for a ticket to Chicago Gourmet this coming weekend? All hope is not lost! You have until Sunday (9/25) to dine at five of the participating Dine Around restaurants to be eligible for a complimentary one-day ticket. Not a bad deal, not a bad deal at all.
Meal total must equal a minimum of $35 (whether from regular or prix-fixe menus). Not applicable to Hamburger Hop admission. Must present five original qualifying receipts attached to the Dine Around receipt holder - available at participating restaurants. Dine Around offer valid Aug 29 - Sept 25.

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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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