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Foodporn Fri Oct 12 2012

Friday Foodporn: Apple Pie! Apple Pie! Apple Pie!

6252319645_6b85ecc868.jpgPicture by me from the Drive-Thru Flickr Pool. If you love apple pie, head to Sunday's Bucktown Apple Pie Fest at Holstein Park (2200 N Oakley, 2-5pm); music, fun for the kids, and pie--lots of glorious apple pie--await you (as you can see from the above submission from last year's event).

DT Staffer Clarisa Ramirez and I will be among the judges, along with Hoosier Mama's Paula Haney, pastry chef Malika Ameen (ByM Desserts), and Alpana Singh (of the forthcoming Boarding House). Event benefits Friends of Holstein Park.

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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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