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Contest Sat Feb 11 2012

Vote for F&W's People's Choice Award for Best Pastry Chef in Chicago

There are only a few days left to vote for Food & Wine's People's Choice Award for Best Pastry Chef. Some of our very own competing against chefs from all across the country are:

Bryce Caron, Blackbird
Patrick Fahy, Cafe des Architectes
Meg Galus, NoMI Kitchen
Aya Fukai, Ria
Sarah Jordan, GT Fish & Oyster

If you sampled any of these chefs delectable's or just think they are underrated up and coming rock stars, get your votes in before February 14th. This is a foodie town right? Don't let New York win.

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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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