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Event Mon Sep 26 2011

The Ultimate Sausage Party

No, it's not a bunch of dudes sitting around playing Settlers of Catan--the Butcher and Larder is hosting chef Michael Ruhlman for a signing of his newest book Ruhlman's Twenty on October 11 (8-9pm), and also holding a Twitter-based contest to privately meet with and watch the chef make sausage and soup with the folks from Butcher and Larder before the booksigning. To win, you need to tweet B&L with an Oprah-esqe "A-Ha" moment gleaned from your cooking explorations as soon as possible (see B&L owner Rob Levitt's own discovery of vinegar in cream-based soups as an example). If you can't make Tuesday, Ruhlman will also appear for a booksigning at the Publican from 5:30-9pm the following night; the restaurant will be serving a special prix-fixe menu in his honor.

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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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