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Openings Fri Jun 29 2012

Leghorn to Drop Next Fryday this Fall

Leghorn, a fried chicken joint that is the brainchild of Old Town Social and Nellcote, is scheduled to open next Friday this fall. The best part? They're donating two percent of sales to gay rights groups, they're selling birth control at the counter, and they're not interested in "whatever tickles your pickle" religion-wise. Wow, the world's problems are finally solved. Leghorn's address (which will likely be somewhere near Logan Square, Bucktown or West Town) has not yet been announced; stay tuned.

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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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