Chef Sally Jane Elsewhere

Confessions of a Compulsive Foodie Magazine Reader

photo 2 (1)The Hairsplitter website, devoted to essays and commentary, has just posted an essay I wrote about the recent evolution of popular food magazines. While I may never be offered a contract to write for any of them after this dissection of the genre, I just couldn’t help myself.  So in lieu of a new food post, I give you the link to this one.  Stay tuned for more recipes later this week!

5 thoughts on “Confessions of a Compulsive Foodie Magazine Reader

  1. Firstly Sally, look out for the Australian Gourmet Traveller, a wonderful accessible mag. I don’t believe the magazines you are talking about are for cooks, or for people with a genuine curiosity about food, they are for that social subset of wannabes who believe that to be cool is to be obscure. It’s pretentious snobbery at it’s worst! I’d lay bets that in five years the mags will be dead buried and forgotten.

  2. Feel the same about kinfolk. Bought a copy a few years back and thought what do I do with this after one look thru…

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