Our black little hearts are warmed whenever a blog-to-book deal launches that isn't planning on naming the book after the blog. Double so with the announcement that The Wednesday Chef is going to printed media, since we've long been fans of Luisa Weiss's wry take on food, informed by her German-Italian culinary heritage.
Her book My [...]
We're not really surprised to discover that a cook-your-way-through-a-cookbook blog "Ad Hoc At Home" already exists — with clearance from the publisher and everything! But someone is already squatting on "Momofuku At Home" on blogspot.
The former's written by an anonymous dude in Lehigh, PA, and we're guessing Mister Momo at Home is a blogger by [...]
Photo: Daily News
The Daily News launched three new food blogs today including Full Plate, written by Brooke Parkhurst, who describes the blog as a "Carrie Bradshaw-cum-June Cleaver style diary with a nod to Bridget Jones." Parkhurst is the author of Belle in the Big Apple: A Novel with Recipes (that the Daily News calls "Belle [...]
Oh, hey, Eater National launched today.
And already controversy! In a bald-faced attempt to antagonize basically every amateur food blogger out there, the new national mega-site offered $25 "to any food blogger who will agree to shut his or her food blog down" and "cease all publication of foodie rambling, blabbering, and drooling over ridiculously mundane [...]
Here's a fun read: Notes From a Hospital Bed, written by someone with the pseudonym "Traction Man," a freelance journalist forced to spend months in an NHS Hospital bed after being "struck down by a bone and flesh-eating bug." (For those who do not know, the NHS, or the National Health Service, is the publicly-funded [...]
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 [...]
It looks like Eater is planning to throw its hat into the national food blog ring after issuing an open call for bloggers and photographers for a "top secret project" encompassing 20 additional cities throughout the U.S. and Canada (the blog is already a presence in LA, SF, and NYC).
Eater's implied national [international! – ed.] [...]
The blogger behind Chez Pim, Pim Techamuanvivit, announced her "partnership" with Rachel's, a line of yogurt and cottage cheese: "I will also be doing some TV, radio, as well as print interviews for Rachels, sort of as a brand cheerleader,..." Banner ads and book deals only pay the bills so much, and corporate sponsorships are [...]