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Event Tue Oct 27 2015

Old Town Restaurant Week from Oct 26-31

rsz_javi_omar_2.jpgFollowing the footsteps of adjacent neighborhoods, Old Town will be hosting its own Restaurant Week starting Monday, October 26 to Saturday, October 31. 15 restaurants in this artsy but yet affluent community will be offering special menu options, cooking demonstrations and fantastic dining deals. See below for additional details:

The VIG - 1527 N. Wells St.
$13 VIG Burger or Moroccan Turkey Burger and draft beer special.

Salpicon - 1252 N. Wells St.
Prix-fixe dinner special.

Orso's Restaurant - 1401 N. Wells St.
Pre-fixe lunch and dinner special.

Corcoran's Grill & Pub - 1615 N. Wells St.
Free Appetizer with purchase of $15 or more.

Pomp & Circumstance - 1400 N. Wells St.
Bourbon Tasting and $1 oysters on Wednesday, Oct. 28 5-8pm

The Fireplace Inn - 1448 N Wells St.
20 percent off entire food and drink menu (excludes tax & gratuity).

Benchmark - 1510 N Wells St.
Half price pizza specials from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Tavern On Wells - 1208 N. Wells St.
$19 special that includes any dish on the menu , one house salad, one cocktail, beer, wine or drink of choice.

Old Town Pub - 1339 N. Wells St.
$5 small one topping pizza special.

Woodies Flat - 1535 N. Wells St.
Special that includes three course meal featuring a specialty burger.

Delightful Pastries - 1710 N. Wells St.
$15 lunch with dessert special.

Bistrot Margot -1437 N. Wells St.
Paired item and glass of Burgundy all week. Burgundy tasting on Wednesday, October 28; 6 - 8 p.m.

Dinotto Pizza e Vino - 1551 N. Wells St.
$15 specialty pizza and beer special. Pizza making class on Thursday, October 29; 5 - 7 p.m.

Kamehachi - 1531 N. Wells St.
Amuse Bouche menu specials from October 24 - 30. Sake tasting and discussion on Tuesday, October 27 and Thursday, October 29; 6 - 6:30 p.m. (Also go for the karaoke and walk-in sushi making classes!)

O'Briens Restaurant - 1528 N. Wells St.
$14 Burger and New Belgium Seasonal Craft Beer special. Beer Tasting on Tuesday, Oct. 27; 5-7 p.m. with Seasonal Craft Beers from New Belgium Brewing.

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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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