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Event Thu Sep 06 2012

Save the Date for Baconfest 2013

Last year's Baconfest sold out faster than you can say pork belly and if you're one of the baconaholics who missed it or is salivating at the mouth for more bacon, you'll want to mark your calender for the recently announced 5th Annual Baconfest Chicago 2013 coming on Saturday, April 20th at the UIC Forum (725 West Roosevelt). Last year's fest racked in (pun intended) 3,000 guests and over 110 restaurants. A limited number of VIP tickets will be released in December and all general admission tickets will go on sale in mid-February. If you want to be the first to hear about it, sign up for their email list.

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No word on participating sponsors but I think they should vie for Lipitor . . .

Photo Credit: Ben Collins-Sussman

 
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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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