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Event Mon Sep 21 2015

30 Chefs Compete in Culinary Face-off Next Thursday

rsz_common_threads_poster.jpg30 chefs from Chicago's best restaurants will gather next Thursday in the Loop to compete in a culinary challenge benefitting the fight against childhood obesity. Hosted by Common Threads, this 5th annual charity event will feature restaurants like Bar Siena, Sable, Perennial Virant, and Yusho, all vying for the best dish in four different categories: the garden, the pasture, the seed, or the barrel. The event will take place Thursday, October 1st from 6:30 - 9:30pm at Revel Downtown (440 W. Randolph). Tickets cost $85 online.

Common Threads is a non-profit dedicated to educating underprivileged communities on healthy food choices through hands-on cooking. The organization has served more than 40,000 kids across eight major cities in the US, including Chicago. 100% of the proceeds from the event will be donated to Common Threads.

 
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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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