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Openings Wed Nov 09 2011

Publican Quality Meats Now Hiring

pqm_cl_thumb.jpgOne of the fall's most highly anticipated openings, Publican Quality Meats, quietly posted a help wanted ad on craigslist on Nov. 5 looking for line cooks, prep cooks and butchers.

Publican Quality Meats, Paul Kahan and One-Off Hospitality Group's latest endeavor, will be a full-service butcher shop and deli counter, offering house-carved meats, charcuterie and other staples. You'll be able to order sandwiches, salads and other light fare to go or to eat in. PQM will also bake breads for all of One-Off's restaurants, and produce charcuterie for Publican across the street.

A publicist for One Off declined to share any updates regarding the shop's opening date, which has been reported as anywhere from "late November" to January.

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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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