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Business Fri Aug 08 2014

Provenance Fights to Stay in Logan Square

The Logan Square location of the wonderful Provenance Food and Wine is in a rough situation; their landlord has sold the building, and the new owner is booting Provenance next month with plans to install--in this neighborhood that is oversaturated with nightlife--a bar. Provenance is enlisting the help of their customers to contact alderman Joe Moreno to help them work with the building's current owner to stay in the California Avenue space throughout the end of year so that they can relocate to another space in the area; fingers crossed that it works. UPDATE, 8/14: Provenance has announced that the current owner of the building is unwilling to postpone the building's sale, and that their last day of business will still be Sept. 27th.

 

Chuckie / August 13, 2014 7:33 PM

You obviously do not know what you are talking about. I know the situation quite well and Provenance does not have a lease, so they are not being booted/evicted or whatever derogatory term you want to use. Also, you have no clue what is going in the space. Follow the post on Facebook and you will see it's the current owner who is not cooperating. Maybe you should try to reach out to the buyers and get the entire story before you post mis information.

Robyn / August 14, 2014 11:48 AM

Correction made, but good lord, you're rude.

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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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