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Event Tue Oct 01 2013

Green City Market's Auction Is A Foodie's Dream Come True

How would you like to spend a day sipping cider with Paul Kahan (Publican, Avec) and Brewmaster Greg Hall at Virtue Cider Farms, after which Chef Kahan prepares you a private dinner?

Or maybe you prefer your dinner on a boat...well then, what do you say to Chef Matthias Merges (Yusho, Billy Sunday, A10) wining and dining you on a private boat ride around Lake Michigan while you discuss the finer points of sous vide?

These are just a couple of the many unbelievable, star-studded experiences available in an online auction to benefit the Green City Market. You have until October 6th to bid on the foodie fantasy items online, or you can bid in person at the A (Mostly) Veggie Affair Fundraiser this Thursday.

And if the price of the auction items makes you wince, never fear, tickets to the fundraiser are only $45 and offer a chance to hobnob with many of the same chefs and nosh on their dishes to your heart's content.

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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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