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Beer Wed Mar 13 2013

Coming Soon: the American Beer Classic

americanbeerclassic.jpgThe American Beer Classic is coming to Chicago -- specifically, Soldier Field -- on May 11, giving beer lovers access to more than 50 breweries -- as well as a couple of cider-makers and a meadery or two. Attendees will have the opportunity to sample hundreds of beers and ciders, learn more about the brewing process in seminars and demos, and enjoy live music.

Early bird tickets just went on sale for $40; the price will go up in $10 increments as more tickets are sold, until they're $70 at the door. VIP tickets are $110 and include a tour of the stadium. Designated driver tickets are just $30.

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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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