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Event Mon Apr 08 2013

Fromageophiles: Get Ready For Pastoral's Artisan Producer Festival

If you're the kind of person who can't walk by the Whole Foods cheese counter without asking for at least twelve samples, then start mentally preparing for the High Holy Day of gourmet tastings. On April 27th, Pastoral is hosting dozens of artisanal cheese, wine, meat, bread, and confection producers from around the world at the French Market from 11-3 pm. Spend a lovely afternoon schmoozing with farmers, distillers, and chefs, sample to your heart's content, and leave with unique, hard to find gourmet treats. And if that weren't enough, it's also free. 131 N. Clinton. More information here.

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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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