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Event Thu Feb 09 2012

Dose is Back

dosefeb.jpgBack again after a break from the mayhem of the holidays, Dose Market is returning. The market will commence at 10am on Feb 12 with complimentary whiskey and rum cocktails from Femme du Coupe. In case that doesn't get you in the door, perhaps the coffee from Ipsento and tea by Senteamental Moods, or even a soda by Jo Snow will help perk you up. This month's market will also debut chef Theo Gilbert's Ripasso -- offering handmade pasta and takeaway meals, for two - and also introducing Pickled, a new concept on the fine art of fermentation from Mark Steuer of The Bedford. Don't forget to save room for something sweet at Bang Bang Pie, Celestial Kitchens, Defloured and Sea + Cane. Pick up a bouquet from Spout Home or a spontaneous message typed on site from the creative wordsmiths at Poems While You Wait for the perfect selection of lovely gifts. And if you aren't in the habit of embracing February's lovey dovey holiday, at least the free cocktails, swoon worthy eats and fresh fashion finds will make it go down easier, now won't it? Dose Market is held from 10am to 4pm at the River East Art Center located at 435 E Illinois. Tickets are $10 at the door or $8 for pre-ordered will-call admission; call 312-321-1001 to order.

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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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