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Brooklyn / Sharon Springs, NY
Managing Editor, Eatocracy and Writer, CNN Living — CNN
Covers:  Food News, Mental Health, Food Safety, Weddings, Food, Young Adult Fiction, Personal Essays
Doesn't Cover: Tech, Fad Diets, Celebrities

Incoming EIC @tastingtable. Formerly @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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Oct 24, 2014

Honey Boo Boo's cancellation just got a round of applause. "We can tell our stories if we're willing to own our stuff." @BitterSouth #SFA14

Oct 24, 2014

RT @jimnnicksbbq: "Food is the binder that brings us together around the table." -The late John Egerton. Your wise words will live on forever, friend. #SFA14

Oct 24, 2014

#FF @thejemimacode @BitterSouth - deeply worthy winners of the #SFA14 John Egerton Award. Their work will make your mind better.

Oct 24, 2014

RT @hannaraskin: Take note, fellow food journalists: Broadcasters, photographers and writers galvanized national response to Southern hunger crisis. #SFA14

Oct 24, 2014

RT @hannaraskin: When black Southerners ran voter registration drives in 1960s, retaliatory pols suspended surplus food distribution, @ferrismcf says. #SFA14

Oct 24, 2014

RT @hannaraskin: "We don't really have the luxury of unconsciousness. We have to think about these issues. The country is at stake." - @tanehisicoates #SFA14

Oct 24, 2014

RT @katemedley: Ta-Nehisi Coates talks race, stolen time, consciousness - from his perch at #SFA14 lunch counter. pic.twitter.com/oaXsQP5b3L

Oct 24, 2014

RT @malindalowery: Said best by Mr. Curt Locklear RT@kittenwithawhip: "We've created come a long way we shouldn't have had to come in the first place." #SFA14



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