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Event Mon Sep 10 2012

Sharpen Up Your Pie Skills

appliepikldbfklbdf.jpgThis past weekend's chilly temperatures got me thinking about fall -- which technically begins September 22 -- and all the lovely apple-based eats it entails. The Bucktown Apple Pie Contest (October 14 at Holstein Park, 2200 N. Oakley Ave.) is looking for contestants; your $25 entry fee benefits the park, and your two submitted pies could win you bragging rights that last the entire fall.

 
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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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