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Dessert Tue Feb 14 2012

Valentine Cookies for the Anti-Valentine

If you're tired of all the lovin' going on today or if you're just a natural Ebenezer Scrooge at heart, Alliance Bakery has the cookie just for you. If the phrase "It's not me, it's you" or "Eat your heart out" is more fitting to you this holiday, head on over to Wicker Park and pick yourself up a few of these. And if you haven't overloaded on sugar by that time, stop by The Boundary and continue the trend in your own cookie decorating experience from 4-11. Cookies and beer. Yum!

1736 W. Division St. 773-278-0366.

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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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