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Tuesday, October 26

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Event Mon Oct 10 2011

Benefits Galore this Weekend

Brother/Sister, can you spare a dime (or $200)? Two benefits this weekend may catch your eye: firstly, Meals on Wheels' Celebrity Chef Ball this Friday (Macy's on State, 8pm, tickets start at $125) brings chefs like Paul Virant and Stephanie Izard together to cook in the name of helping others eat consistently and well; a DJ-styled evening of cocktails and dancing, as well as a silent auction, follow.

On Sunday, Paul Kahan and Blackbird will host chefs from several restaurants (Town House of Chilhowie, VA; Red Medicine of Beverly Hills; and McCrady's and Husk of Charleston, SC) for a benefit dinner event for the James Beard Foundation at Blackbird at 5pm. Admission $175 for JBF members, $200 for everyone else.

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Sarah Luckett / October 10, 2011 12:13 PM

Also! Travelzoo (one of the sponsors of the MOW Chef Ball) is still selling discounted VIP tickets to the event!

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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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