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Food Trucks Tue Apr 16 2013


If you're interested in shutting down your thriving medical practice (or quitting your insurance paperwork-processing gig) and starting your own food truck, the Institute for Justice (which has been a huge advocate for the city's food truck vendor community) is holding a daylong workshop Saturday, April 27th at the U of C Law School (1111 E. 60th St.) for newbies to the game. Topics covered are how to navigate licensing, hiring, marketing, and business strategies; meals included. Registration required; event is free to attend.

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Brooke Fallon / April 16, 2013 10:03 AM

Thanks so much for posting about our event! Just wanted to clarify that it's actually next Saturday, April 27. Hope to see everyone there!

Robyn / April 16, 2013 12:03 PM

I corrected it to be 4/27. Thanks for the edit!!!

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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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