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Event Tue Jul 10 2012

You be the Drunk Judge

121006-250.gifAndersonville Development Corporation hosts a competition Thursday night at the Neo-Futurists' theater (Ashland and Foster) to celebrate Green Week through the consumption of home-brewed beers submitted by amateur brewers. Fifteen bucks buys you beer, food, and entertainment for a good cause.

And if you really want to get into the spirit of things, there's more events [pdf]: Big Jones hosts a sustainable seafood demo tomorrow from 3-5pm with folks from the Shedd Aquarium (corner of Berwyn and Clark). Tours of Metropolitan Brewery, Koval Distillery, showings of documentaries about environmental topics that make me super sad (plastic bags, light pollution, etc.) and even crayon recycling.

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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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