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Bar Wed Nov 30 2011

RM Champagne to be Van Camp's new spot

Jared Van Camp, Chris Dexter and Chris Freeman wrote a successful resto/hookup formula with his charcuterie-focused brasserie /no-cover-night club with Old Town Social and are now on to their next project. Nellcôte , according to Twitter will be "an impertinent take on refined and high-energy nightspot with absolutely no pretense." But the really exciting bit of this is what was announced today: he'll be opening up a little side spot as well. RM Champagne, named after the producers of champagne that grow their own grapes, is scheduled to open in February. Edith Piaf, champagne and fromage? Yes please. <via>

RM Champagne Salon from Element Collective on Vimeo.

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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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