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Quick Bites

By Chuck Sudo in Food on May 27, 2010 3:20PM

The crowd last Saturday at Half Acre's closing party for Chicago Craft Beer Week.
  • Haven't checked in on Grub Street Chicago since Nick Kindelsperger took over as editor. Looks like the site has finally lost that new guy smell. [GS Chi]
  • Chicago Magazine lists their best new restaurants of last year. [Chicago Mag]
  • Sun-Times food editor Janet Rausa Fuller followed food truck advocate Matt Maroni around the National Restaurant Association trade show. Must-read. [Sun-Times]
  • Heather Shouse and David Tamarkin review five new pizzerias, including Flo & Santos, which just graced this site Monday. [Time Out Chicago]
  • While health inspectors focus on one strain of E.coli, six others go largely ignored, posing a serious threat to food safety. [NYT]
  • Monsanto is donating 475 tons of seeds, some treated with highly toxic pesticides, to Haiti. Haiti don't want them. [Yes Magazine]
  • Jessi Langsen makes spinach fettucine a la Alice Waters. [To Kiss The Cook]
  • How to be a food snob. [Salon]
  • From about a month ago, but still worth noting: Chicago Gluttons reviews Franks 'N Dawgs. [Chicago Gluttons]
  • The Southern's Cary Taylor, subject of the latest (until later this morning) in Stolpman's food pr0n series, waxes nostalgic about Georgia barbecue and shares his apricot barbecue sauce recipe. [Sun-Times]