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Openings Thu Nov 05 2015

Latinicity Opens Today in the Loop!

pata-negra-img-a.jpgLatinicity--or a Latino version of Eataly--opens today at Block 37, a mall located smack dab in the middle of the Loop. The 22,000 square-foot hall includes twelve food stalls, a sit-down restaurant focused on tapas, and a lounge bar. Menu items include ceviche, salads, sushi, stir-fry, and even Caesar salads (for the truly adventurous).


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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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