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Hillary Dixler Canavan is Eater's restaurant editor and the author of the publication's debut book, Eater: 100 Essential Restaurant Recipes From the Authority on Where to Eat and Why It Matters (Abrams, September 2023). Her work focuses on dining trends and the people changing the industry — and scouting the next hot restaurant you need to try on Eater's annual Best New Restaurant list.

bittman72.jpgNew York Times food writer Mark Bittman explores the possibilities of healthy fast food and concludes that the fast food vendors of America still aren't there yet after eating at Veggie Grill in Los Angeles and Lyfe Kitchen in Culver City, CA. On his deflated dreams of being a restaurateur: "It was this idea [of cheap yet healthy fast food] that led me, a few years ago, to try to start a fast-food chain of my own, modeled after Chipotle." [NYT]