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Contest Tue Jan 17 2012

Enter the Green City Market Chili Contest

851.jpgDoes your Super Bowl chili stand up to the rest? Let the judges at Green City Market's 2012 Super Bowl chili contest put it to the test. With an all star judging panel including Paul Fehribach of Big Jones, Jared Rouben of Goose Island and Mark Psilos of Green City Market itself, prizes will be awarded during the Feb. 4 indoor market. Ten recipes will be selected to be prepared and brought to the judging table with three prizes awarded total -- chef's choice, people's choice and most innovative. What can you win? Each winner will be rewarded with a ticket to Green City's Annual Chef's BBQ, a $100 value (to be held this year on July 12). How do you enter? Rules and regulations can be found here, and applicants must submit an entry form and recipe no later than 5pm on Monday, Jan. 23 to Get cookin'!

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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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