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Jun 30, 2007 07:15 AM

Do your Food magazines arrive late?

I subscribe to Cooks, Food and Wine, Saveur, Gourmet and Bon Appetit, and they all regularly arrive at my house much later than the newstand copies - sometimes 2 or 3 weeks later! Does this happen to your subscriptions? Do the publishers do this on purpose? Is my mailman reading my mags before delivering? TIA.

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  1. this happens with my food and wine. never when I subscribed to bon appetite though.

    1. This happens with my Saveur subscription all the time and I have complained to them about it. (Imagine how far THAT got me...) Gourmet OTOH arrives far more promptly. Go figure.

      1. Yes, I have also noticed this. My husband subscribes to several home theatre mags and it seems like they show up every other week,,,, sigh. I sit and wait patiently for mine.

        1. Yes! I have noticed this for years. I finally just let all my subscriptions expire. The frustration just wasn't worth.. I couldn't stand seeing an article that I really wanted to read on the newstand but then having to wait to actually read it.

          1. Eating Well mag arrives early and within a week of newstand. Most newstands carry such a small inventory that I feel home delivery is worth missing out altogether.