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Closings Wed Aug 29 2012

Andersonville's Premise Closes, Sold to LM

After only four months in business and a trail of mixed reviews, Andersonville's Premise abruptly closed Sunday night to the surprise of its staff; chef Brian Runge told the Reader that Premise had record sales Saturday evening, and less than a week later, the Graham Elliot alum is out of work. LM Bistro has purchased Premise and plans to change the space and menu into a French concept called Brasserie 54 by mid-September. Given the bland meal I had at LM-helmed Troquet a few weeks ago, I imagine Premise's successor should be called The Revolving Door. Le sigh.

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Jo / August 30, 2012 1:26 PM

Too bad they couldn't leave well enough alone. I miss IFS. Anybody else with me?

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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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