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Event Thu Jun 21 2012

Celebrate Solstice this Saturday

636002745_4106d1ddd8.jpgLoving the cooler weather today? Interested in going outside again? If you are, Slow Food Chicago and Christy Webber Landscaping are teaming up for a summer solstice potluck event at Webber's headquarters, aka Rancho Verde, at 2900 W Ferdinand on Saturday night from 6-9pm. Bring a dish to share and enjoy the provided wine, cider, bread and salmon. Tickets $10-15 (kids under 12 free).

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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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