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Foodporn Fri Jul 05 2013

Friday Foodporn: Beets

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Farmers Market Watch:
Devon Community Market opens Saturday (monthly, 10am-2pm, 2720 West Devon); the Chicago Botanic Garden's Green Youth Farm Stands start Wednesday in two locations (9am-1pm at 3750 W. Ogden and 555 E. 51st St.); Pullman also starts Wednesday (Arcade Park, 111th and S. Cottage Grove, 7am-noon); and the City Farm Market Stand opens next Friday (1-5:30pm, corner of Clybourn & Division ).

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BeetRoot / July 7, 2013 8:59 AM

Beetroot is awesome sauce.

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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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