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Foodporn Fri May 31 2013

Friday Foodporn: Tomatoes

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Farmers Market Alerts:

  • Wicker Park/Bucktown opens Sunday (8am-2pm, corner of Damen at Wicker Park and LeMoyne)

  • Lincoln Square opens Tuesday (7am-1pm, corner of Lincoln and Leland), with a new night market starting this Thursday (4-8pm, same address)

  • Museum of Contemporary Art opens Tuesday (front of MCA @ Mies van der Rohe and Chicago, 7am-3pm)

  • Andersonville opens Wednesday (Berwyn between Clark and Ashland, 3-8pm)

  • Hyde Park opens Thursday (7am-1pm, East 53rd and Hyde Park Blvd)

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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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