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Event Wed Nov 07 2012

Eating the Blues Away at Rock Your Palate

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What does dirty rice boudin, electric mud, sweet tea-brined quail, Big Bill Broonzy, pimento cheese, lots of bourbon, Howlin' Wolf, shrimp remoulade and Chess Records have in common? If you answered pop up dinner series Rock Your Palate, you are correct. Chef Chris Pandel (The Bristol, Balena) rocked a full on sensory pop up installment of chefs, artists and musicians hosted by Lincoln Park's Floating World Gallery, 1925 N. Halsted St., Nov. 2 and 3. The theme was food and the Blues.

Pandel rode the range on a homestyle Blues-inspired menu to go with the theme, and live music was provided by the likes of Jimmy Burns and Billy Boy Arnold. There were photographs of blues legends throughout the gallery and a good time was had by all in sweet home Chicago.

 
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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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