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TV Tue Jan 07 2014

"MasterChef Junior" Casting in Chicago

masterchefjunior.jpgGot a kid who can cook? Fox's food competition show "MasterChef Junior" is holding an open casting call in Chicago on Saturday, Jan. 18, from 10am to 6pm at the Hyatt Hotel Mag Mile, 633 N. St. Clair St. "MasterChef" judge Graham Elliot might make an appearance, considering he lives here.

Prospective child chefs must be pre-registered to audition, and should bring their own aprons.

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rafael corey / November 22, 2014 10:29 PM

love the program, the contestants and the sensitivity of the judges.
i find it glaringly offensive that one of the judges
blatantly exposes his tattoo-plastered
arms to the children.
i see it as a form
of child molestation.
why is he allowed
to do this?!
is this supposed to "inspire" the
children to become tattoo-plasteresd freaks?
how ugly!!!

Melody Jacobs / December 10, 2014 1:08 PM

I enjoy watching the children cook. I have never cried when someone lost but Miss Abby snuffed I just busted out crying for her... keep your head up you did a great job.

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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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