You know what we need more of? Southern food cookbooks. Oh, and if we could get a couple volumes on homemade pantry items while we're at it, that'd be great. What's that? Two new books on those very topics are headed our way? Phew. We were worried.
Chef Hugh Acheson of Athens, Georgia restaurant Five & [...]
If you read blogs, you’ve probably stumbled across the recent hullabaloo concerning the new advertising disclosure guidelines (pdf) released by the Federal Trade Commission. Typical coverage has been: ZOMG FTC is fining bloggers! Eat Me Daily asked David Barzelay, a lawyer and food-blogging proprietor of EatFoo.com, to dissect the new FTC regulations [...]
Photograph: Eat Me Daily
I'm not a regular reader of Chez Pim, the all-things-gourmandise blog that's been written by Pim Techamuanvivit for the past four many years. I've been marginally aware of her, of course — it's hard not to be, she is after all the self-proclaimed "queen of the food bloggers" — but with the [...]
Aki Kamozawa and H. Alexander Talbot, the people behind Ideas in Food got their very own book deal with Clarkson Potter. In their blog, they catalog their kitchen experiments, which often involve chemicals and techniques of a "molecular" bent. Their tagline is "Improvisation and experimentation in the kitchen," after all.
Busy people they are! They [...]
If you were jealous of Julie Powell for turning her cooking blog into a book deal into a multi-million dollar film, then just wait. Blogger, Frenchwoman and former supermarket cashier, Anna Sam has been given a book deal and a movie deal based on her blog.
But wait, there’s more! She also has been offered a [...]
Add another to the ranks of the New York food blogs going national: a spy tells us that IAC's Citysearch is set to launch local food blogs in many of its markets under the "Feedbag" brand.
Reached for comment, Josh Ozersky, editor of The Feedbag, said, "It's under discussion, is about all I can say. It's [...]
Kate Hopkins is a writer best known for her blog, Accidental Hedonist, which chronicles her interest in and consumption of all things food and drink. Out of this website came Hopkins's book, 99 Drams of Whiskey: The Accidental Hedonist's Quest for the Perfect Shot and the History of the Drink (buy on Amazon), not a [...]
It looks like there's new and invigorated regional food blog competition brewing between New York Media and Village Voice Media. NYM staked their claim to a national food media empire with their 2008 acquisition of MenuPages and its associated blog network — if the job listings are to be believed, a network that will soon [...]