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TV Wed Oct 17 2012

"Check, Please!" Kicks Off New Season Friday

CheckPleaseLogo.jpegThe WTTW show "Check, Please!" kicks off its twelfth season this Friday at 8pm with reviews of Andies, GT Fish & Oyster and Midlothian's Hog Wild. Among the episode's reviewers is our own wonderful Andie Thomalla, so it will be an episode well worth watching.

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anne / October 23, 2012 4:29 PM

Andie was great!

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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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