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Contest Tue Mar 27 2012

Spring Cleaning Time

Do you look at your spice cabinet and see a pile of ugly that is disorganized and hard to use? If so, then you might be interested in this contest from Ravenswood spice purveyors Urban Accents. The contest runs through April 5th and you need a Facebook account in order to enter. Just take a picture of your horrible, ugly, very bad spice cabinet and follow the rest of their rules. And if they decide you're the best worst spice cabinet owner in the city, then you'll win a makeover worth more than $250. And if you're not really the contest type, they're currently offering 20% off their spices. With bbq season upon us early, you may just need something tasty to make your bbq the best.

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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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