Posts Tagged ‘Los Angeles Times’

Is Anonymity in Food Reviewing Dead?

It wasn't until Ruth Reichl stopped enjoying dressing up as characters did she retire from her gig as food critic at the The New York Times and start editing Gourmet—may it rest in peace. She joyfully wrote about her wigs and make up in Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise, […]

What the Critics Are Saying About ‘Top Chef’ D.C.

Was Tamesha played by Angelo? I'm sorry, but I had to take a break from Top Chef D.C. for awhile. I can only take so much "reality" TV beofre my head feels like it's shrinking to the size of a jelly bean, ready to be eaten by the first self-starving former runway model hosting one […]

Beard Awards Roundup: NYC As the New Hollywood

It's pretty clear the James Beard Foundation would like its annual awards gala to be considered on par with  the Oscars, the Emmys, and the Grammys, and much of the media world reported on the Beard ceremonies as such. Take a look for yourself: Daily Blender has red carpet photos. How many of these faces […]

L.A. Times Revisits the ‘Judy Bird’

Los Angeles Times food writer Russ Parsons resurrects, possibly, the only recipe for roast turkey that could make me gush over the overrated Thanksgiving Day staple. This three-day salt-brining recipe, based on a chicken-cooking technique by Judy Rodgers, chef and owner at San Francisco's Zuni Cafe, first turned heads two years ago when the Times […]

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