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Contest Tue Oct 11 2011

Craving an Award

craved-logo.jpgFood delivery ordering service Seamless has launched the CRAVED Restaurant Awards, its first annual restaurant awards. Nominations began Sunday, Oct. 9, and run through Saturday, Oct. 15, in categories such as "best just-like-mom's food" and "best sweet treat." Voting will begin on the 16th for the top nominees in each category, and the winners will be announced on Oct. 30.

In connection with the awards, we've got a $20 Seamless gift code to give away. Just email us at or tweet us at @gapersblock with the word "#Craved" in the subject line/tweet, no later than noon on Wednesday, Oct. 12. Meanwhile, don't forget to nominate your favorite restaurants for the CRAVED Restaurant Awards! UPDATE: We have a winner! Congrats to Julien!

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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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