The most recent chapter in Marian Burros's one-woman multimedia hagiography of Alice Waters (this one appearing on Gourmet's website) paints itself as "the story of the political education of Alice Waters." But it's not, really. Instead, it's a whitewashed, oral-history piece of semi-journalism, hard to parse, composed almost entirely of quotes and paraphrases from Waters [...]
Marian Burros reports that Alice Waters and Walter Scheib had a private meeting (at the same party where Tom Colicchio saved a life by performing the Heimlich maneuver.)
Scheib, the ex-White House Chef, has been aggressively defending the organic and sustainable practices of the White House in response to the "suggestions" in a letter written by [...]
Oh Marian Burros, the citizens of Washington, D.C. are not happy with you.
Burros wrote a flufftastic roundup for Politico in which she attempts to track down the top 10 eateries in our nation's capital with two companions, "admitted food snobs and dyed-in-the-wool New Yorkers, [who] have never liked any Washington restaurant I have introduced [...]
We're big fans of Regina Schrambling's Gastropoda, even though her posts sometimes require decoding and further investigation. Yesterday, she dropped this doozy, about New York Times author Marian Burros labeling Alice Waters as "the mother of American cooking":
When it comes to well-varnished stupidity, it would be hard to top the latest description of Alice [...]