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Feb 8, 2013 10:50 PM

Saveur magazine worth subscribing to?

There is an offer for saveur at a discount mag website - a year for $4.99

I would hate to even pay $5 for a magazine that isn't worth it

is it any good?

btw if anyone is interested here is the link
(I think it expires quite soon)

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  1. I've seen a few issues in the waiting room at the doctor's office and I have enjoyed them. I'd guess it would be worth $5, but I don't know what you like... everything is so subjective!

    1. I think so! I jumped on that offer - my favorite of the options out there, esp since Gourmet is no longer. Thanks!

      1. I love this magazine--it's probably my favorite food read. My BF gets me a subscription every year and I save the issues. With the exception of the January issue, I look forward to each (the January Saveur 100 is kind of meh). The articles and photography are very informative. I do some cooking from it, though some ingredients may be esoteric and/or difficult to source, depending on your location. A favorite activity of mine is to randomly select an ols issue or two and curl up on the sofa with a cup of coffee and read for an hour.

        The Francine Prose essay on tasting bacon (the other year, I think) is worth the subscription price!

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        1. re: nofunlatte

          Yes. And the price is worth it for a year. It is one of my favorite magazines. The photography is really pretty and the articles are great. I wouldn't say EVERY issue is cover to cover worthy (everyone's likes are different), but for 5 bucks, you'll get your money's worth.

        2. I'd say definitely. I don't have a sub to that one but have certainly considered it and for that price I'd jump on it for sure.

          1. YES! One of the best out there right now.