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Foodporn Fri Jun 21 2013

Friday Foodporn: Veggie Pizza

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Farmers Market Watch:
Southport Green Market opens Saturday (8am-noon, Grace and Southport); on Sunday, the South Shore Farmers Market (Rainbow Beach, 3111 E. 77th St., 1-5pm) and Garfield Park Conservatory Farmers Market (100 N. Central Park, 11am-4pm) opens.

Columbus Park (Central and Harrison, 2-7pm) opens Tuesday; La Follette Park (1333 N. Laramie, 2-7pm) opens Wednesday.

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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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