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Event Fri Jul 11 2014

Countdown To The GB Hot Dog Cookoff

Thumbnail image for photo 2-4.JPGIt's 24 hours until the Gapers Block Hot Dog Cookoff begins, and the anticipation is killing us! The T shirts are here, the ballots are printed, and the trash talking has begun.

Get yourself over to Schubas between 2 and 7 tomorrow to taste hot dog creations from the likes of ManBQue, Fat Rice, MakeItFor.Us, Harmony Grill, and more. Tickets are $20 online or at the door, and includes a 5pm concert by Get Up With The Get Downs.

Weather update: The cook off will go on indoors in case of rain! Don't let a little drizzle keep you away.

 
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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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