Reader Objects to Chef Tattoos on the Cover of Food & Wine
In the "Letters to the Editor" section in the October 2009 issue of Food & Wine (not online), a reader disapproved of the cover of July's Best New Chefs issue that prominently displayed the sleeve tats of Vinny Dotolo and Nate Appleman:
I'll be honest and say what many might have thought when they saw the July Best New Chefs cover with the two chefs in front positioned to reveal their colorfully tattooed forearms: "I don't recall subscribing to Sailor's Monthly." Call me snobby, intolerant or worse, but I would prefer a photograph of a garden or a grill on the cover anytime.
The full size cover: