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Ingredient Fri May 25 2012

Where to Get Your Meat this Weekend

For those of you looking for something special to grill up this weekend, we have a few suggestions that may take your humble grilling game to the next level.

Head over to Butcher & Larder, 1026 N. Milwaukee Ave., at 10am tomorrow to get in line for their latest Kuma's Corner collaboration. This time around, the Mastodon is taking on its sausage form: BBQ sauce, cheddar, bacon and frizzled onions in a beef and pork blend. Their previous collaborations were big hits so be sure to get there early. Proceeds are going to a worthy cause.

Publican Quality Meats, 825 W. Fulton Market, is running a few specials, but plan ahead as they will be closed on Monday. "The patriot" will get you four burgers, four Toulous sauages for $20 and flat iron steak and flap steak are $13.50/lbs with PQM marinade. Check their facebook page for more specials.

Or if you're too lazy to stand over those hot coals, head over The Southern, 1840 W. North Ave., on Monday for a pig roast. A Swabian Hall pig from Rustic Rooster farms in Waterloo will come off the coals around 3pm, complete with tasty sides. Templeton Rye cocktails will be available for $6. Tickets in advance are recommended.

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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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