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Event Wed Aug 14 2013

Tuesday Night Dinner Presents: TND Fest @ Hideout

Opening a restaurant is hard. Opening it in Chicago is even harder. Everything from storefront leasing, space build-out, attorney and architect fees and zoning, application fees, licensing and incorporation (hello Chicago!) can separate passion from reality. 87-atlg.jpg

And the folks behind Tuesday Night Dinner want to turn their passion into a brick-and-mortar reality.

TND productions is linking up with The Hideout this Saturday (8/17) to present TND Fest -- a fundraiser to help Tuesday Night Dinner Productions fuel the Kickstarter campaign, which is currently at $10,000, in support of their restaurant, Border Oak Cafe. The fest will include art, music, a made to order screen printing station, and street style food from the TND kitchen (available for purchase on site). For more information visit their website. Tickets are $10.

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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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