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Event Thu Aug 01 2013

Streetfood Artistry Returns in Bridgeport

Food truck meet art meets marketplace meets street festival at this year's 3rd annual StreetFood Artistry Event being held at the Zhou B. Art Center in Bridgeport on August 11. Booked as an "artist infusion festival," StreetFood Artistry is a nonprofit organization committed to creating opportunities for budding and established artists via fundraising.

Participating food trucks include Curried (@GetCurriedAway), the Jamaican driven Jerk 312 (@Jerk312) and Getta Polpetta (@GettaPolpetta), where you can find meatballs straight from Anna Caterinicchia's mother's family recipe. For your sweet tooth there will be Baby Cakes (@BabyCakesTruck), Puffs of Doom (@PuffsofDoom) artisanal cream puffs on a tricycle cart, Herby Pop (@HerbyPop) organic gourmet popcorn and Gigi's Bake Shop (@GiGisBakeShop). DJ Violin and M.A.D.D. Rhythms will be providing entertainment.

This year, a portion of the proceeds will be donated to support the creation of the "Stand Out Creative" Program, which will award a grant and pro bono legal services for a deserving and emergent business. Tickets can be purchased at the event website.

August 11, 2013
Zhou B. Art Center
1029 W. 35th St.
Admission: $10 for adults; free for children under 6.

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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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