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Event Tue Jun 04 2013

Swap Food with Fellow Cooks

Chicago Food Swap is an opportunity for cooks, bakers, canners and gardeners to get together and trade their homemade and/or homegrown food. Whether you're professionally trained or just an enthusiastic amateur, you're welcome to come and share what you've made, meet other like-minded foodies and trade your stuff for some of theirs through a bid-based "swapping" process.

Chicago Food Swap holds its next swap on Sunday, June 23 at Gallery 1028, 1028 N. Hooker St., today from 2:30 to 5pm. Free registration is required.

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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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