The Ephemeral Appeal of Indie Food Zines
Why zines are food media’s experimental cutting edge
The Numbers Driving New Cookbook Deals
Landing a cookbook deal involves good timing, a great idea — and increasingly, a ton of followers on social media
The Boundary Pusher
Peter Meehan’s transgressive vision helped redefine food media with the groundbreaking Lucky Peach, and later transformed the LA Times’s food coverage. But that vision came with a toxic management style characterized by intimidation, a barrage of sexualized commentary, and explosive anger, according to two dozen current and former staffers.
‘It Was a Losing Fight to Write Anything That Wasn’t “Ethnic”’
White food writers are often allowed to be generalists, while BIPOC creators are limited to their personal histories, their cultures, and the foods their grandmothers made
The Cooking Show at the End of the Road
In Homer, Alaska, radio host Jeff Lockwood creates a cooking community with his show "Check the Pantry"
Here Is the Full List of 2019 James Beard Foundation Media Award Winners
Congratulations to all the winners