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Openings Tue Jan 22 2013

The Goddess and Grocer to Open River North Shop

the goddess and grocerThe Goddess and Grocer announced Monday that it will open its fourth location at 901 N. Larrabee St. in River North in early February.

The 1,600-square-foot space will include seating 36 at communal and bar tables, and will offer all the usual Goddess and Grocer specialties, including both made-to-order and premade sandwiches, salads and soups; prepared foods like appetizers, entrees and side dishes; and housemade cookies, cakes and desserts. The shop will also offer a selection of mostly locally made specialty grocery items, such as jams, pastas, sauces, chips and salsas, and a collection of wine and beer.

Keep an eye on Goddess and Grocer's Facebook page for the opening announcement.

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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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