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Event Tue Apr 14 2015

Load Up on Za, Bring Your Friends

bacino's pizzaLocal First Chicago is sponsoring a pizza tour of Lincoln Park on Saturday, April 25 from 2 to 5:30pm. Attendees will sample pizza from eight featured family-owned restaurants -- plus eight other spots to get beverages and desserts.

Destinations include Amato's Pizza, Annette's Italian Ice, Bacino's, Elio Pizza on Fire, Homeslice, Jam & Honey, Knife & Tine, La Diosa, Lou Malnati's, McGee's Tavern & Grille, Standard Market Grill, Ten Thousand Villages, Trellis, Via Carducci, Vosges Chocolates and YoBerri. The event is billed as vegetarian friendly but not gluten-free.

Advance tickets are $25 through April 19, $40 thereafter. Advance tickets for seniors (65+), full-time students and volunteers are $15 and tickets for groups of six or more are $20 per person.

Photo: Bacino's deep dish pizza, by Steve Moses.

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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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