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Bar Wed Feb 01 2012

McGee Leaves Whistler Tonight

DSC04111.JPGMixologist Paul McGee (pictured right as a friend's Halloween costume), whose delicious cocktails launched the Whistler to bar stardom (bardom?) will be leaving the Logan Square watering hole after tonight to embark on a new project with R.J. and Jerrod Melman of Lettuce Entertain You, the management behind such places as Hub 51 and Paris Club. Will the drinks go with him, and the Whistler invests in a lit-up margarita machine? Time will tell.

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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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