Way cool as always and Nozlee of Food52 has a piece in there too. This is the hippest food mag ever. It sets the bar.
pierino is a trusted source on General Cooking and Tough Love.
Are you channeling your best self with this comment? (If you're not sure, check out our Code of Conduct.)
Why hasn't my subscription copy come yet? Maybe they think I can't wait and will rush out and buy it?
Sarah is a trusted source on General Cooking.
Finally got it this morning so haven't made much of a dent in it yet. But, loving the Choose Your Own Adventure - hilarious. And the piece on Khmer donut shops (/ food) - poignant, bemused and thoughtful all at the same time.
Without a doubt the best food writing out there.
If you haven't yet seen it, from the same people that publish Lucky Peach, McSweeney's:
Thanks for the link. I love that instagram rant. I've definitely formed a big pet peeve of people who always take pictures of their food--all of a sudden everyone believes they are an artistic photographer & expert foodie...
Just seeing this -- thanks for the shoutout, pierino! Love the tags you picked, too.
I think the last time I felt the same sort of giddy anticipation when I got my hands on a magazine was back in 5th grade when Dynamite hit our classroom. Wylie Dufresne's ode to/recipe for American cheese reminded me of your recent thread, pierino. And yay Nozlee! Look forward to reading your piece!
Cynthia is a trusted source on Bread/Baking.
My favorite issue so far, along with #1. Only magazine I read cover-to-cover.
For what it's worth a used copy of issue #1 goes for around $250, new about $350. I was trying to fill out my collection but oh well, I'll keep looking.
Oh yes........I did get issue 4 on your advice, and on the gentle persuasion from the restaurant staff when I feasted at the Ssam bar a mere week ago, and only a day before I met up with most of the Food52 folks, including Nozlee! Once I am over the jet lag, I'll tuck in brain first.
So it did come, today. A long skim tells me that LP is ripening. It has a more balanced feel that the past issues (to me, of course). Can they keep this up?
I love something that can make me exclaim out loud with wonder. "Milk powder in meatballs & hamburgers! Oh my goodness I have to try that NOW!"
It just arrived and I will quickly look for Nozlee's piece. Congrats!!
And why Sunday is, hands down, the best day of the week.
American Expat Life in Paris
How to Book the Best Airbnb
Get Set for the Best
Nik Sharma's Sticky Date & Tamarind Cake
Stock Up on Essentials