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Event Thu Nov 10 2011

Abby Mendel's Cookie Cutters For Sale

After the success of Big Star's "Everything but the Kitchen Sink Sale" more of Chicago's finest chefs are teaming together to host a garage sale/ bake sale this Saturday with proceeds going to Les Dames D'Escoffier and Green City Market.

Garage sale junkies will find hidden treasures from the kitchens of Achatz, Bayless, and Trotter to name a few. Think chefs' knives, kitchen tools, sautee pans, cookbooks, aprons, and Green City Market founder Abby Mendel's cookie cutter collection. Plus tasty old fashioned baked goods will be available for purchase from Hoosier Mama Pie Company, Vanille Patisserie, Publican's Sam Radov, Mindy Segal, Gale Gand, and others.

The sale will run from 8am to 2pm at NAHA. Cash only. $5 entrance fee.

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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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