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Alan Kaufman (Drunken Angel)
Wednesday, November 2nd, 7:30 pm, at The Booksmith (1644 Haight St.)
As readers of our July issue may have noted, we took a different approach to making a magazine (and we think we may well be the first city magazine in the country to have done so). We solicited essays and photographs from our readers—you—and the resulting magazine is a cool (well, we think) keepsake, a beautiful collector's edition. But we're not the only ones who are taking this user-generated approach. New York Times food writer and cookbook author Amanda Hesser, together with Merrill Stubbs, have just launched the beta version of their website, Food52, with the full version coming September 15. The premise?