After pre-Michael Pollan Iowa cornfields and God and poetry and culinary school, Amy wound up in the vellum-and-indigo newspaper business. And thus to the blogosphere, because people still read. Don't they.
If you check the masthead at LA Weekly, you'll find that I'm the food blog editor. (I want an Irony Cloud widget.) Got a story? Let me know.
It’s Thanksgiving again, which mean's it's time to rush out to grab a bottle of wine to take to dinner. When it comes to pairing a bottle of wine to a Thanksgiving meal, however, there is no easier pairing than Beaujolais nouveau, a wine traditionally released for sale on the third Thursday of November.… [ Read more ] [ […]
Holiday dining fads come and go, yet the Turducken remains one of the most notorious members of the Thanksgiving culinary scene. And for good reason — the all-American amalgam of turkey, duck and chicken is a crowning achievement in the progression of poultry.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ] […]
Creole and Cajun food never appealed much to me until I ate it in Louisiana, just as Texas-style barbecue never seemed like a necessary part of life until I had brisket at a shack outside Dallas, and just as I never liked green algae in my smoothie until I had it fresh in a San Francisco juice bar. (Mmmmm, slimy.)… [ Read more ] […]
Soon after Death & Co. opened in late December 2007 in New York's East Village, it became — and has remained — one of Manhattan's "it" bars. Not because the place was trendy but because it was home to exquisitely made cocktails and an atmosphere of such welcome that you wanted to stay all night.… [ Read more ] […]
Sales of gluten-free foods have surged 68 percent in the last two years, according to a new study – even though other studies have shown that only 1 percent of the U.S. population actually has celiac disease. Still, more and more Americans are convinced that they are sensitive to gluten, which accounts for much of the upsurge in sales. “I don' […]