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Favorite Food Blogs?

Jennalynn Aug 16, 2007 06:47 PM

Okay Chowhounders...

Other than this site, what are you reading?

What food blogs are in your RSS?

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  1. inuksuk RE: Jennalynn Aug 16, 2007 06:56 PM

    I like Serious Eats ( http://www.seriouseats.com/ ) even though at times they seem to forget that there is life and food west of the Hudson River.

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      Phaedrus RE: inuksuk Aug 16, 2007 07:07 PM

      Michael Ruhlman. His kvetch against chicken caesar and his chicken fried pork belly caesar was hilarious and looked awseome.

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        ClaireWalter RE: inuksuk Aug 17, 2007 01:15 PM

        Ah, the NY disease -- forgetting that there is life west of the Hudson. I really like http://www.avenuefood.com/ for the blogger's lovely attitude toward food, appealing photographs and fine recipes. And she is in NY, so the blog is even suitable for those east of the Hudson.

        Also east of the Hudson (western Mass) is http://www.eriksherman.com/the-pan/ -- not fancy, no photos but insightful and newsy.

        A foodie's round-the-world "journey through middle age" at http://www.eatmyglobe.blogspot.com/ is one that I enjoy as a vicarious odyssey.

        I'd love to add the URL for my own, but I'm afraid that the ever-vigilant Chowhound Team will delete my post -- and I wouldn't want to deprive fellow Hounds of some of my favorites.

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          ChinoWayne RE: ClaireWalter Aug 17, 2007 01:45 PM

          You can always add your blog URL to your myChow page (take a look at mine, for example).

          But as far as out and out touting your own blog, say, in this thread, I don't think that would be too cool. Let others find your blog, and if they like it, they may pass the word.

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            ClaireWalter RE: ChinoWayne Aug 17, 2007 05:47 PM

            Duh! I've been Chowhounding for months and months and paid no attention to MyChow. I've done it now and added my blog URL. I invite y'all to visit. Thanks, ChinoWayne.

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              ChinoWayne RE: ClaireWalter Aug 17, 2007 06:50 PM

              I see everything except your blog URL on your myChow page, might want to try again.

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                ClaireWalter RE: ChinoWayne Aug 18, 2007 11:26 AM

                ChinoWayne - Duh again. Thanks again. I think I missed one opportunity to click "Save." You're a good ChowPal.

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          Stephmo RE: inuksuk Aug 21, 2007 06:03 PM




        3. daveena RE: Jennalynn Aug 16, 2007 07:48 PM

          The Wednesday Chef. So far, it's the only blog I've found where I enjoy the actual writing... she's one of the few who can write poetically without being cloying. And as someone who religiously reads both the New York Times and the LA Times food sections every week, I definitely appreciate her focus on recipes from those two sources.

          1. Jennalynn RE: Jennalynn Aug 17, 2007 10:01 AM

            Thanks! I've joined the RSS feed for all of these. Looking forward to some interesting reading.

            1. funkymonkey RE: Jennalynn Aug 17, 2007 11:33 AM

              i second michael ruhlman. occasionally, anthony bourdain guest blogs for him and he's hilarious. http://blog.ruhlman.com/

              i also love amateurgourmet.com, 101cookbooks.com, kitchen.apartmenttherapy.com, and chezpim.typepad.com.

              i could probably go on for ages. clearly, i'm not that productive at work!


              (p.s. lest i forget the shameless plug, there's mine too!)

              1. MeAndroo RE: Jennalynn Aug 17, 2007 03:28 PM


                Those are probably my top 3. I actually have about 15 that I have bookmarked, but I put more stock in these just based on their info and writing style.

                For pure eye candy of non-fancy food:

                1. ChinoWayne RE: Jennalynn Aug 17, 2007 04:24 PM





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                    thenurb RE: Jennalynn Aug 17, 2007 07:19 PM

                    I've been reading this one food blog from a guy based in Los Angeles. It's interesting, take a look. The website is: www.feedmytummy.com

                    1. breadbox RE: Jennalynn Aug 18, 2007 12:28 PM

                      I've been reading this one - it's really entertaining and informative:


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                        HillJ RE: Jennalynn Aug 20, 2007 01:53 PM

                        NPR Food - I like to listen while I work

                        Leites Culinaria

                        Do You Know The Muffin Man?

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                          HungryLetsEat RE: Jennalynn Aug 22, 2007 10:41 AM

                          The Restaurant Widow. She's a server professionally so her restaurant reviews are most helpful. She also appears to be an amazing cook based on the recipes she posts. She's very focused on local sustainable products, farmers markets, CSAs and I believe she participates in the 100 Mile Diet. Plus, she's just interesting to read.


                          1. Chew on That RE: Jennalynn Aug 23, 2007 01:54 PM

                            Some of my favorites are Amateur Gourmet (Adam Roberts is hilarious!) and Orangette (Molly is such a talented writer). I have a wholllle list of food blogs bookmarked - I read a ton every day and also write for my own food blog.

                            Hillary, of Chew on That

                            1. DanaB RE: Jennalynn Aug 24, 2007 04:03 PM

                              One of my favorites is chocolate & zucchini, which is written in English by a girl living in Paris. The writer actually just had a cookbook published. http://chocolateandzucchini.com/

                              My all-time favorite was the Julie/Julia project. It's still online and a great read for anybody who hasn't seen it before. http://blogs.salon.com/0001399/2002/0...

                              1. megaepicure RE: Jennalynn Aug 25, 2007 12:43 PM

                                I'm a big fan of Orangette. She's a true food lover, great writer, and just overall seems likely a lovely person.


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                                  heightsgtltd RE: megaepicure Feb 16, 2008 09:24 AM

                                  There are a bunch that I like.

                                  I like www.curdnerds.com for cheese related info.

                                  I like www.augieland.blogs.com for restaurant reviews but he has been kinda quiet lately.

                                  I also like http://www.thecookbookaddict.com. It's a cookbook review blog where the blogger tries out recipes and gives opinions that do not just praise like others. It is really witty, and has beautiful pictures.

                                  http://www.nordljus.co.uk/en/ has unbelievable photos of mostly desserts

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                                  foodnut.com RE: Jennalynn Sep 19, 2008 09:17 AM

                                  http://www.foodnut.com is a blog that covers restaurants mostly in the San Francisco Bay area.

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                                    HillJ RE: Jennalynn Sep 19, 2008 02:17 PM

                                    most recently, Dragon's Kitchen blog.

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                                      Cebca RE: Jennalynn Sep 19, 2008 02:50 PM

                                      Also, http://www.smittenkitchen.com - recipes and reviews from all genres of food, all tested and tried in her own kitchen

                                      And, for vegetarians or anyone interested in a quasi-vegetarian lifestyle, http://almostvegetarian.blogspot.com

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                                        HillJ RE: Cebca Sep 19, 2008 03:33 PM

                                        Cebca, did you happen to catch Deb, Smitten Kitchen, on Martha Stewarts blog-themed show earlier this week?

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                                        HillJ RE: Jennalynn Jul 25, 2009 01:27 PM


                                        For moms interested in preparing meals for their chowhound kids-Mindful Mama is a wonderful site.

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