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Food Trucks Thu Oct 06 2011

Sure to Hit Your Sweet Spot

image001.jpgLadies and gentlemen, boy and girls. You probably knew it was coming, but might not have expected it. Well, the day has come. The world's very first macaron truck, Sweet Spot, is launching in Chicago. To celebrate, there will be a launch party Thursday night (tonight) at The Burlington in Logan Square. Sweet Spot Macarons is the creation of 2009 French Pastry School graduate Galit Greenfield. So if you have a soft spot for the sugary sweet, melt in your mouth almond sandwich cookie delicacies, come out and celebrate tonight. Or at the very least be sure to be one of the first to spot the truck as it makes its way around town. You can follow the Sweet Spot Macarons truck on twitter and facebook. Launch party runs 8pm to 10pm at 3425 W. Fullerton 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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