March 3, 1993 |
Los Angeles-based Knapp Communications on Tuesday sold Architectural Digest and Bon Appetit magazines to Conde Nast Publications, owners of Vanity Fair and the New Yorker. Knapp and Conde Nast declined to reveal the selling price, but publishing industry sources said it was about $175 million. Conde Nast beat out three other bidders. Privately owned Knapp Communications put the two magazines on the market last November, after owner Cleon T.
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.
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.
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.
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)