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Brooklyn / Sharon Springs, NY
Editor in Chief, Tasting Table
Covers:  food news, mental health, food safety, weddings, food, young adult fiction, personal essays
Doesn't Cover: tech, fad diets, celebrities

EIC @tastingtable. Ex-@CNN @Eatocracy. Writing upcoming non-fiction book Hi, Anxiety. I adore offal, collards & The Smiths.

Editor and Publisher EPPY Award

2011 - Best Food Website with 1 million unique monthly visitors and over

What was your first job as a journalist?

Grilling editor for AOL.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes.

How is social media changing news?

It's great to have eyes and ears all over the world, and incredible for facilitating conversations, but not a substitute for reporting.

Clarified: What does a food recall do?

cnn.com — Each year one out of every six Americans is sickened by a foodborne illness, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Here are some of the biggest foodborne illness outbreaks since 2001. Click here for tips on how to keep your food safe.

The last word on what counts as salad

cnn.com — Salad is a many-splendored dish that can take on countless forms. Here are just a few of the expressions of salad I have encountered (though not necessarily consumed) in recent weeks.

Peanut, almond and nut butters recalled on fears of salmonella

azfamily.com — (CNN) -- The Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday that nSpired Natural Foods Inc. is voluntarily recalling several lots of peanut, almond and other nut butters on fears of salmonella contamination. The company was made aware of the risk after routine testing showed a potential link between consumption of these products and four instances of illness.

Peanut, almond and nut butters recalled on fears of salmonella

ksat.com — The Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday that nSpired Natural Foods Inc. is voluntarily recalling several lots of peanut, almond and other nut butters on fears of salmonella contamination. The company was made aware of the risk after routine testing showed a potential link between consumption of these products and four instances of illness.

Peanut, almond and nut butters recalled

cnn.com — Each year one out of every six Americans is sickened by a foodborne illness, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Here are some of the biggest foodborne illness outbreaks since 2001. Click here for tips on how to keep your food safe.

Survey shows ongoing struggle against hunger

cnn.com — (CNN) -- Need outside help to feed your family? You're in solid company. A new survey reveals that one in seven Americans -- more than 46 million people -- relies on charitable programs and services to get the nutrition they need to remain healthy. The quadrennial Hunger In America report was funded by The Howard G.

Summer rewind: Looking back at 1984

cnn.com — "What's Love Got to Do With It?" In the summer of 1984, pretty much everything. Tina Turner's second single from the "Private Dancer" album was her first Billboard Top 10 single since the 1970s. It spent three weeks in the No.

Eatocracy: We're going there

eatocracy.cnn.com — Dear readers, Fix yourself a plate, grab a drink from the cooler and sit down with us for a minute. We've got some exciting news to feast on. Like the rest of our colleagues at CNN, Eatocracy is gonna Go There. Uh -- over there, actually, to our new home on CNN.com.

The best sandwich in the universe

cnn.com — Mayonnaise, tomatoes and store-bought white bread. The beauty is in its simplicity. (CNN) -- A tomato and mayonnaise sandwich on store-bought white bread is the finest sandwich known to mankind. This is not up for debate, and the ingredients are not negotiable.

Dammit. Dammit. Dammit.

tumblr.com — One billion years ago (OK, the late '90s through the early '00s), I used to write bar and restaurant reviews for CitySearch, where I worked for part of that time as an art director. One of these reviews was for Bereket, which closed last night after 19 years in business.
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Dec 17, 2014

@TheBlackHoof I used to date a dude who'd ferry me back the goods via the DR. I hoarded. Now I'll drink the dregs with impunity.

Dec 17, 2014

Please tell me other folks' minds immediately went to Havana Club, yah?

Dec 17, 2014

You'd *think* I'd know my own publication date, wouldn't you? You'd be wrong, like I was. Early '16, not Summer '15 for #hianxiety. #doh

Dec 17, 2014

RT @thisisjendoll: here to tell you today that cold broccoli is not delicious, nope.

Dec 17, 2014

Is there a specific name for the kind of music made by a young woman singing through her nose and strumming a ukulele?



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