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Quick Bites

By Chuck Sudo in Food on Aug 28, 2008 3:09PM

  • Former Sun-Times Columnist Esther J. Cepeda (miss reading her) asks if Rick Bayless is Chicago's official Mexican chef at ChuffPo. [HuffPo Chicago]
  • Chi-Town Daily News looks in depth at the often overlooked City Farm CSA project near Cabrini Green. [Chi-Town Daily News]
  • Smoque owner Barry Sorkin is featured in a NYT article on the perils of opening new restaurants. [NYT]
  • The always entertaining Mike Gebert takes a road trip to Taylor, Texas for BBQ. [Sky Full of Bacon]
  • Mike G's also been foraging for lamb's quarters, an edible weed that is currently in season. [The Local Beet]
  • Goodbye to Sweet Occasions in Andersonville. [Dish]
  • Steve "Hungry Hound" Dolinsky chides TOC and other media for running reviews of restaurants the week they open in a pot-kettle-black moment reviewing UrbanBelly. David Tamarkin and MenuPages fight back. [HuffPo Chicago, TOC, MenuPages Chicago]
  • Michael Morowitz advises James McWilliams do his homework on localvore issues. [The Local Beet, Freakonomics]