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Book Wed May 20 2009

Baylesses Plan Fiesta Book

Speaking at a panel on bringing restaurant foods to the retail market at the National Restaurant Association Show this week, Deann Bayless, of Frontera Grill and Topolobampo, confirmed that she and husband Rick are at work on their seventh book currently titled Fiesta at Rick's.

The book will discuss five different styles of parties and how to throw them. Along with recipes, they will also discuss practical matters such as setting a timeline, creating a menu, and sourcing your ingredients.

Fiesta at Rick's
is currently scheduled to launch spring 2010.

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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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