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Huffington Post | Media Battles Over The Dinner Table

February 16, 2010 • 0 Comments


"Last week, I spent two days at the remarkable first Roger Smith Food Writer's Conference in New York City, in the company of some very powerful writers and speakers. Among them were Jane Daniels Lear, formerly of Gourmet; David Leite, of Leite's Culinaria; Dana Bowen, of Saveur; Kathleen Flinn, author of The Sharper Your Knife, The Less You Cry; Bret Thorn, of Nation's Restaurant News; Mimi Sheraton; Betty Fussell; Molly O'Neill; Melissa Clark; Amanda Hesser; Raymond Sokolov; and a host of others from every end of the food writing spectrum."

-Elissa Altman

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Gloucester Times | My Friends; My URLs

February 3, 2010 • 0 Comments


"Well, now, I can go to Amanda's blog, Food 52,, which is tasteful, gracious, and welcoming to just about anyone who has a good food idea. Now I can tour Amanda's New York kitchen; I can peer into her refrigerator (OK, you know she cleaned it for this short video, but it still looks as stuffed as mine). I can send her my own recipes, and I can vote on contributions to her new book. I'm Amanda's friend now, sort of."

-Heather Atwood

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