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Event Sat Oct 22 2011

Not Your Average Market

producebox_small.jpgLooking to hit up the last remaining weeks of markets this weekend? Be sure to include the Old Saint Pat's Solidarity Market on your list for this Sunday. Here you can shop over 20 local, fair-trade and environmentally conscious businesses including Green Grocer, Irv & Shelly's Fresh Picks, Sweet Miss Giving's and Mother Butter's Popcorn to name a few favorites. The market will be held at the Old Saint Pat's Church Hall at 700 W. Adams St. and will run from 9am-1pm. (312) 648-1021

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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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