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howler Aug 5, 2007 01:48 PM

the question the story below purports to answer?


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    jane Aug 7, 2007 04:22 PM

    You are so right. This is something for the boards. And it actually testifies to the value of the Chowhound boards in two ways: 1) this story is from the print magazine and wasn't updated, and so doesn't have the kind of current information the boards would offer; and 2) the subject is the kind that is well-addressed with the power of many people -- informed people -- tackling a question.

    Hey, I'm sold. No mag anymore! Brings up a bigger question, though: there is, as Melanie puts it, a place for information for a passive audience. I'd like to ask the boards (and I will, in a separate topic) if there's a better way to coordinate Chow editorial with Chowhound content. I believe that there's a place for both...but I'd like to integrate them better. If it's possible.

    1. Melanie Wong Aug 5, 2007 02:03 PM

      No, not at all. This story gives a simple, straightforward answer from Chow.com editorial for a passive and larger audience out there that wants that. The chowhound boards don't need any more dumbing down. Keep the deadened palate Wagamama lovers at arm's length!

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      1. re: Melanie Wong
        howler Aug 5, 2007 08:13 PM

        when you put it that way, its impossible to disagree!

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