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Book Wed Oct 05 2011

Girl On the Road

goattour1a.pngStephanie Izard seems to be popping up everywhere these days. Today marked the hometown commencement of her "Goat Tour" book tour here in Chicago, with a launch party at Salvage One. Did you miss out on the fun tonight? No worries. Gourmet retail cookware king, Williams-Sonoma has got you covered. Their Michigan Avenue store location will be hosting a book signing and cooking demo on Friday afternoon. Izard's first cookbook, Girl in the Kitchen, will be certain to inspire your own inner chef.

Signing begins at 2pm. Williams-Sonoma is located at 900 N. Michigan Ave.

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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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