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Restaurant Mon Jan 12 2015

Game of Thrones Themed Dinner at Elizabeth Restaurant

unnamed.jpgCalling all souls who wish to feast upon the delicacies of Chicago! From April 3rd to the May 16th, Elizabeth Restaurant will be offering a Game of Thrones themed dinner. The Michelin-starred restaurant will be serving 12-15 courses inspired by the HBO show, and tickets can be purchased online at $55/person. Will they be serving lemon cakes and fresh stallion hearts? Perhaps Dornish plums and black bread? Dinner begins at 7:30pm, and guests are encouraged to dress up. For this special menu, they will not accommodate allergies and dietary restrictions for this meal is not for the weak of spirit. (Westeros) Wine, Beer, and Non-alcoholic pairings available with ticket purchase.

Elizabeth Restaurant

4835 North Western Avenue, Chicago, IL 60625
(773) 681-0651

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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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