Dining Reporter, New York Times
Atlanta bureau chief for the New York Times and food enthusiast. My new book is called CookFight.
dinersjournal.blogs.nytimes.com — Recipe Lab, a monthly feature, invites you to cook with the Dining section. We'll publish a recipe from a new cookbook for you to try; the following week, the book's author will join Julia Moskin and readers in a live video chat.
thestate.com — Columbia fire chief Aubrey Jenkins said Tuesday he has reached no decision on whether to discipline the firefighter who left an unattended pot of grease on a fire station stove Monday night, causing $20,000 worth of damage. "I'm sure he's embarrassed and won't do it again," said Jenkins, who didn't identify the firefighter.
publiceditor.blogs.nytimes.com — A few weeks ago, I wrote about the plane that didn't crash - that is, about a Lives piece in The Times Magazine that has drawn significant criticism from aviation experts including Patrick ( "Ask the Pilot") Smith and from James Fallows, a well-known journalist who writes for The Atlantic.
newsobserver.com — Researchers from UNC-Chapel Hill fanned out among the throngs of demonstrators outside the North Carolina statehouse Monday in search of demographic information. Since Gov. Pat McCrory described the demonstrators as "outsiders" to Republicans gathered earlier this month at a Charlotte convention, participants of the Moral Monday protests have worked to let the GOP leaders know that their mass protests are homegrown.
theonion.com — WASHINGTON-Spectators outside the White House received a rare treat this morning when they witnessed First Lady Michelle Obama on the South Lawn going for a stroll with the family's pet rhinoceros, Chauncey.
lens.blogs.nytimes.com — In cursing e-readers and extolling the virtues of dusty, tree-killing books, one risks blowing the trumpet of the curmudgeonly grump. Nevertheless, while books may not necessarily make for a better reading experience, they are superior as subject matter for a photo project. (I defy you, dear reader, to find a loving portrait of a Nook.)
columbia-sc.patch.com — Rep. Mark Sanford now has social media accounts that reflect his new office. The former governor--and now 4th term Congressman--can be found on Facebook here. His Twitter handle is @RepSanfordSC. Sanford was sworn in to office last month after defeating Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch in the May 7th special election to fill the seat vacated by Tim Scott's appointment to the Senate.
dinersjournal.blogs.nytimes.com — The New York Times: Now that he's gotten New Yorkers to stop smoking in restaurants and bars, and encouraged bike riding, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg is determined to get residents to compost their organic waste matter. Small pilot programs have shown high participation rates, so the administration is about to roll out an ambitious plan to begin collecting food scraps across the city.
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