food writing


Ligaya Mishan Is a Different Kind of Food Critic

Even beyond her New York Times column that focuses on immigrant foods, Mishan has emerged as an activist voice for Asian-Americans.
Mitchell Kuga
food writing

M.F.K. Fisher and the Art of the Culinary Selfie

Some 77 years after its original release, M.F.K. Fisher’s iconic essay collection 'Consider the Oyster' is to be republished.
Ruby Tandoh

‘Heartburn’ Is Still the Best Book About Food and Breakups

Thirty-five years on from its publication, Nora Ephron’s semi-autobiographical novel is an all-too-human declaration of gustatory independence.
Josh Baines

Ruby Tandoh Wants You to Fall Back in Love with Your Appetite

The food writer and former Great British Bake Off contestant's new book dismantles diet culture and food fads to celebrate eating exactly what you want.
Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff

How I Became the Most Successful Food Personality in the World

My journey to becoming one of the most important voices in food.

Inside the Turbulent Life of a Famous Restaurant Critic

Attempted bribery, chefs with anger management issues, and difficulty staying anonymous.
Iris Bouwmeester
Chinese food

The Struggles of Writing About Chinese Food as a Chinese Person

Growing up, I was the weird kid who adored boiled pig intestines and fermented tofu. So imagine my surprise when the 2000s hit and the food of my people was suddenly cool.
Clarissa Wei

I Can't Be a Food Writer Because I Nearly Choked to Death

I will never give you a five-star review. In fact, I will probably never review your restaurant. But it’s not because I don’t like you or because I don’t want to. It’s the whole “I can’t swallow solid food in public” thing that really gets in the way...
Rachel Anne Warren