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Food Trucks Tue Mar 27 2012

Chicago Mobile Food Symposium


Join entrepreneurs, scholars, advocates, government officials, chefs and foodies on Saturday, April 14 at the University of Chicago Law School for a community symposium on mobile food in Chicago. The event will include a session for food vendors on understanding local legal issues, a panel discussion, and a food truck meetup. The event is free and open to the public, but space is limited. Attendees can register here.

The event is organized by the My Streets! My Eats! campaign and the Institute for Justice.

Chicago Mobile Food Symposium
8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
April 14, 2012
University of Chicago Law School Auditorium
1111 East 60th Street

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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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