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Publication Tue May 22 2007

The Red Eye Diet

Today's Red Eye featured an article entitled "Eat lean, save green" that offered advice on how to buy healthy food without breaking the bank. While the majority of the article promoted the consumption of fruits and vegetables, the side bar labeled "Apples to Doritos," which compared the prices of various junk food to the healthy stuff, did nothing but undermine the argument. We're not going to get rid of our obesity problem by reminding ourselves that a Dunkin' Donuts Boston Kreme doughnut not only tastes better but also costs about half as much as a grapefruit.

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Feature Thu Dec 31 2015

The State of Food Writing

By Brandy Gonsoulin

In 2009, food blogging, social media and Yelp were gaining popularity, and America's revered gastronomic magazine Gourmet shuttered after 68 years in business. Former Cook's Illustrated editor-in-chief Chris Kimball followed with an editorial, stating that "The shuttering of Gourmet reminds...
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