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Beer Mon Jun 01 2015

Get 'Cha Drink On at Twisted Spoke This Thursday

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Twisted Spoke often gets overlooked as just a biker bar, but for over the past two decades it has been offering Chicago good food, arguably one of the largest brown liquor selections and an attention to craft beer that goes way beyond what has emerged in the past few years.

And they are inviting you this Thursday, June 4 as they tap 20 rare beers in celebration of their 20th birthday. Beers include New Belgium Twisted Spoke 15th Anniversary Collaboration, Three Floyds Alpha Kong, Bells Le Contrebassiste, Surly Pentagram, Sierra Bourbon Barrel Aged Bigfoot, Arcadia Bourbon Barrel Aged Cereal Killer and others. Additional specialty beers and exclusive whiskeys can be found, along with bites from the menu like The Fatboy, Twisted Spoke's signature burger.

The boozing starts at 6pm and goes into 2am. There is no cover charge and drink prices vary.

Twisted Spoke
501 N. Ogden Ave.

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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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