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Event Tue Nov 01 2011

Chocolate and Meat Detox this Saturday

Looking to safely purge the bodily toxins brought on by the 7,000 "fun size" Butterfingers you've eaten over the past month in anticipation of Halloween, or just want to find a way to avoid going to your parents' place for Thanksgiving? Chicago Vegan Mania is well-timed this year--head to Pulaski Park Fieldhouse (1419 W Blackhawk) this Saturday from 10am-5pm to sample vegan eats (Upton's Naturals and Chicago Diner are among the vendors in attendance), buy vegan-friendly goods from a marketplace, see cooking demos, and enjoy live entertainment. Admission is free, just like your mind.

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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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