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Event Tue Dec 30 2014

Your Real New Year's Eve Plan is Brunch

4566135618_b72f9f65dc_z.jpgEating well is not the goal of tomorrow night's festivities; getting home in one safe piece is, so if you're going out, be mindful of the penny rides on CTA, which start at 10pm and run until 4am. It's safe and easy, and has no massive surge charges (ahem).

After the ball drops, the best next move is brunch. The wait will be terrible and agonizing, but here are a few of my perennial favorites: Wishbone, Over Easy, m. henry, Birchwood Kitchen, Marmalade, milk and honey, Grandma J's, and Feed.

Wherever you are tomorrow night, enjoy it and we'll see you on the other side.

Picture by Punchyy.

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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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