January Bon Appétit -- not bad, not bad at all...
I think BA is on an upward swing - the January issue has interesting recipes and feature articles (a very nice one on La Grenouille in NYC, and one on Martin Picard's cabane à sucre restaurant, for example), and is the first place I've read that there's a new Ottolenghi cookbook coming out (on the food of Jerusalem, for joy for joy). The editor's commentary is a bit on the too too side, but in general it's worthwhile reading. Check it out.
I agree...thought it was a great issue, lots of interesting recipes...it made me go out and purchase Plenty, and I've made a bunch of those recipes, good stuff! The info on their "Food Lovers Cleanse" was also really good, and I've tried a few of those dishes as well. The article on Thai cooking was also nice, although the formatting made me think it was an advertisement at first!
I thought it showed a lot of improvement. The article about the Thai food and Pok Pok restaurant prompted me to check out their website, they have some wonderful looking dishes. I need to give the fish sauce chicken wings a go sometime soon.
I was really disappointed by some of the issues from summer and fall, but this one was a very enjoyable read.