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Event Mon Nov 05 2012

Eat the Whole Cow

hopleaf whole cowOn Sunday, Nov. 11, there will be a whole pasture-raised cow roasting over an open fire, in the style of an Argentinian asado, on the patio at Hopleaf, 5148 N. Clark St. The beef will be served a variety of ways with an array of sides by Hopleaf's chef Ben Sheagren, City Provision's Cleetus Freeman, Martin Wallner, and NellcĂ´te's Ray Stanis. It's all paired with Three Floyds beers -- Zombie Dust, Jinx Proof, Robert the Bruce and Alpha Klaus.

The buffet-style feast starts at noon and is $80 per person, all you can eat and all you can drink.

 
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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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