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Event Mon Jan 06 2014

Soup, Not a Moment Too Soon

logosabd.jpgYesterday, I made a stop on my way home to pick up ingredients for one of my favorite cold winter soups, a simple black bean with a toasted cumin seed fraiche number that is easy to make (it also doubles as a great base for a plate of nachos, as most of my cooking does). If you weren't able to get out for soup makings and still want that warm, good feeling, the annual Soup and Bread series kicks off this Wednesday at the Hideout (1354 W. Wabansia, 5:30-8pm). Get your fill of soups made using a theme; this week's is (fittingly) "Fire and Ice," with Mana Food Bar's Jill Barron, WBEZ's Monica Eng and Louisa Chu, and Grind Cafe's Tara Swadley, among others. The soup is free, but donations are encouraged for the food-related charity of Soup and Bread's choice (a new one each week), which will be the Community Dinners program offered through Logan Square's St. Luke's Lutheran Church.

 
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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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