It killed our appetite when we heard it. Gourmet, that trend-defining, indeed gold standard of food magazines, is closing. The November issue will be its last. This comes after publisher Conde Nast hired McKinsey & Company to do a three-month study which advised it to cut costs at several magazines. Apart from Gourmet, it is also shutting down Cookie (a parenting magazine), Modern Bride and Elegant Bride. But Gourmet is the shocker, given its near ‘biblical status’ (The New York Times) in the food world.0
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