April 15, 1991
Rita Leinwand, 64, a widely known food and wine authority who was the first food editor of Bon Appetit magazine. A teacher of gourmet food preparation and wine appreciation, she held the Grande Diplome of Cordon Bleu, was a past president of the California Restaurant Writers Assn. and was a consultant to several wineries in the United States and Europe. On March 31 in Los Angeles, of lymphoma.
July 19, 2006
"A straight vodka martini is a cocktail with a hole in the middle." ["Flowering of Cool New Gins," July 12.] I couldn't agree more! I am so glad someone is giving this crazy vodka craze a slam. JANET MCCRACKEN Pacific Palisades McCracken is an associate food editor at Bon Appetit magazine. FROM a longtime food writer and bartender (starting at San Francisco Press Club in 1964), thank you for expressing so well what every gin purist should profess. And by the way, call any drink whatever you like, but if the spirits aren't flavored with juniper berries, don't call it a martini.
May 23, 2013 |
Health experts estimate that as many as a third of us have some level of intolerance to gluten -- a protein found mostly in wheat. And gluten shows up in more than bread and cake -- foods you might not guess, such as sauces and herb mixes. On Thursday, at 11 a.m. Pacific time , we'll talk with Kristine Kidd, who has been gluten free for years and has written a cookbook called "Weeknight Gluten-Free. " She spent two decades as an editor at Bon Appetit magazine. We hope you will join us live, or if you can't, please listen to the archived conversation.
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August 27, 2002 |
Shirley Slater, 67, who with her husband, Harry Basch, formed a popular travel writing team adept at evaluating cruise ships and recreational vehicles, died Friday in Los Angeles of complications of cancer and chemotherapy. The couple created a column called Cruise Views for The Times' Sunday travel section in 1984 and remained regular contributors to the newspaper for 18 years. Slater was also a food writer who contributed to Bon Appetit magazine.
July 29, 2013 |
Band of Outsiders founder Scott Sternberg and canning wunderkind Kevin West are headed to the Hammer Museum next week where they're scheduled to dish on the overlapping worlds of food and fashion. West, a 13-year veteran of W Magazine and newly minted author of "Saving the Season: A Cook's Guide to Home Canning, Pickling, and Preserving" is fast friends with Sternberg, who recently joined forces with Bon Appetit magazine to host what turned out to be one of the most memorable (and delicious)