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Gourmet Magazine murdered by sociopathic economy


68 year old magazine Gourmet has been killed by a mortibund economy, Toronto Star newspaper reports:

Condé Nast shuts down Gourmet magazine

Oct 05, 2009 05:37 PM

Amy Pataki
“Gourmet, the culinary compass of adventurous North American home cooks for almost 70 years, is folding.

Condé Nast Publications announced Monday it is closing down Gourmet along with three other money-losing titles, Modern Bride, Elegant Bride and parenting magazine Cookie. Declining ad revenue is to blame.

Gourmet has a million or so subscribers. The November issue will be its last”.

Read the rest of the article here:


Gourmet, we hardly even knew ye.

New link added

Here’s a site for those of you who need to get a story or a guest off of your chest. It’s called Stuck Serving and it’s been around since August. They accept submissions from fellow waiters.

I think an add to ye ole blogroll is warranted.

Check it out!