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News Thu Jan 17 2008

Mmm, Midweek Links

• In Merge, rumors of a second restaurant week from Chicago Originals.

• 312 Dining Diva posts an open letter to Paul Kahane, Donnie Madia and the Rockit Ranch boys, and tells you where to find $30 2oz. pours of

Centerstage profiled Chicago Bits last week, who this week made it to Cyrano's Bistrot.

• Name Jerry Kleiner's new restaurant in Hyde Park, and you could win a deluxe dinner at Room 21. Send entries care of The Dish.

• The Extrovert reports that the gyros place across from the Tonic Room on Halsted has transformed into Smoke Shack, a barbecue joint. It's open late, and you can take your 'cue across the street.

Hungry Mag interviews Sean Eastwood of the coming OLO.

Joelen's Culinary Adventures take her to Argyle Street.

• David Tamarkin goes back to The Drawing Room for Gourmet.

• Chicago Burger Project finds Artopolis' fries aren't up to snuff.

We're going to get an Edible!

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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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