Posts Tagged ‘food writing’

‘First Bite’ on the Second Night: R.J. Cooper’s Rogue 24 Gets an Early Visit from Critic Tom Sietsema

So much for critics waiting one full month before visiting a new restaurant. On his Facebook page, chef R.J. Cooper reports that he spotted Washington Post critic Tom Sietsema at his brand-spankin' new eatery Rogue 24 last Thursday, the restaurant's second night in business: "Mr. TS from Wash post just left the house. Suprised us [...]

Y&H Is Leaving the Building

You may have heard the news already, but now that the daily has finished pawing through my past, I can finally confirm it: I'm leaving the Washington City Paper to join the Food staff at the Washington Post. I will be joining the Post on Monday, Dec. 6. What will this mean for me and [...]

All About Eve, Part I: Surrounded by Food and Still Constantly Hungry

This is my fridge. As a  food lover and sometimes food writer, I have not bought groceries from a Harris Teeter or Whole Foods, let alone a farmers market, since late July. This empty shell reflects the sorry state of my kitchen. How did I get here? Having found myself at a work-life crossroads, I [...]

A ‘Fan’ Letter to National Eater.com

Dear Editors at National Eater.com, Allow me to begin this letter with an apology: I'm sorry for not writing earlier. Over the weeks, I've become a huge fan of your renegade editorial approach of poaching other people's content and reposting it on your Web site for fun and profit. You are leading food writing bravely [...]

Best Food Writing 2009 Due in Bookstores Today

In some ways, I don't even know why I'm pimping this year's Best Food Writing collection, which is due out today. If you're a die-hard local gastronome, you've probably read 10 percent of the book without even purchasing it. How so? Five of the 50 essays included are from D.C. area writers, including Joe Yonan, [...]

The Atlantic’s Henry Counters: D.C. Is Indeed a Great Food City

Pho: One of the great dishes that D.C. has to offer Y&H is really getting to like Terrence Henry, who serves up regular commentary for the Atlantic Food Channel. I think I'd say that even if Henry didn't call me a "great food writer," which is a stretch but which I nonetheless enjoyed seeing in [...]

There’s a New Food Blog in Town: NoVa Mag’s Gut Check

You can probably count the number of full-time food writers in this area on two hands (with an unsocked foot available for unpaid interns). Many of us have the most wholesome of names: Tom, Jane, Todd, Joe, Ann, Zzzzzzz.  But one name that doesn't get mentioned as often as it should is Northern Virginia Magazine's [...]

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