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Jeff Ruby

Chief Dining Critic and Feature Writer — Chicago Magazine

Lover. Fighter. Dining critic. Author of forthcoming novel, PENELOPE MARCH IS MELTING (Delacorte), coming in November.

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I'm the chief dining critic and a feature writer at Chicago magazine. I spent 11 years as the magazine's humor columnist, and have written features on food, sports, travel, and celebrities, and earned seven nominations from the City and Regional Magazine Association for best food/dining criticism...

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Aug 18, 2017

"Did Bannon get fired or resign?" Really, what's the difference anymore?

Aug 17, 2017

@realDonaldTrump You still believe that nonsense? Stop whinging about statues and open a book, for pete's sake.

Aug 17, 2017

@elongreen Same man sitting there smirking about how absurd Reiner was then, now says this:

Aug 17, 2017

@elongreen The complacent smugness of everyone who is not Rob Reiner in this video

Aug 16, 2017

@Mikel_Jollett It sounds like when you strum your guitar on the edge of your bed, you are also strumming weed. That's a funky party right there, friend

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