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Random Mon Apr 01 2013

Just in Time for Spring: Littlest Goat Petting Zoo Opens in Lincoln Park Zoo

goat.pngFinally bringing the kids to the table, Stephanie Izard is teaming with the Lincoln Park Zoo to open a petting zoo that strictly contains goats. The experience allows children and their families to pet the baby goats, and then select one to be tagged for slaughter to coincide with their reservation 8 months later at The Girl & The Goat. The petting zoo will feature black goats, brown goats, white goats with brown spots, black goats with white spots, and goats with floppy ears.

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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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