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Event Wed Feb 08 2012

Soup and Bread Gets the Drive-Thru Treatment Tonight

Several Drive-Thru staffers put in major effort last night--milling our own wheat, growing and harvesting coconut milk--for tonight's Soup and Bread event at the Hideout (1354 W. Wabansia). We're joining Cleetus Friedman of City Provisions, Ashley Simone of Foodgasm (along with her mother Etta Worthington), and architect/jewelry designer Helen Tsatsos. Stop by between 5:30 and 7:30pm to eat, meet and greet; this evening's donations are for Teen Living Programs.

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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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