Judith Jones

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2014

    This Week's Five Best Food Events in NYC

    Bummed about California Chrome missing the Triple Crown? Or maybe the Rangers are giving you night sweats? If your weekend didn't turn out as planned, here are a few food events that should get you back into your groove.

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2014

    The Rise of Chocolate and Innovators of American Cuisine: What to Do This Week

    From discussions on chocolate to a spring sake festival, this week holds a number of chances for culinary education. And if you haven't yet had the chance to purchase our Choice Eats tickets for an old fashioned tasting extravaganza, here's your last chance for $60 tickets -- they'll be $70 at the d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2011

    The Kitchn Looks at Judith Jones' Kitchen

    Random House​She might be one of the most important people in the cookbook publishing world, but Judith Jones, the editor who championed Julia Child way back when, has a surprisingly normal New York City kitchen. The Kitchn takes a tour today of her Upper East Side apartment, which is refresh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2010

    Radish's Katy Sparks on Working With Judith Jones, NYC Restaurants, and What, Exactly, a Consulting Chef Does

    Katy Sparks​Chef Katy Sparks rose to prominence in the late 90s when she was executive chef at Quilty's, for which she was named a Food and Wine Best New Chef and received two stars from Ruth Reichl at the Times. Since then she's designed the food offerings at Balducci's and turned herself i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2010

    Notes From the IACP Conference in Portland, Oregon

    Food workers of all sorts descended on Portland, Oregon last week for the International Association of Culinary Professionals conference. Seminars were held on every culinary topic imaginable--Pacific bivalves! Oregonian beer!--a food geek's dream. You might have bumped into a recipe developer for C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2010

    Where Am I Eating?

    Where can you eat this burger?​ Welcome to Where Am I Eating? Last week's inaugural post featured food from Tanoreen in Bay Ridge; commenter Jenny won a copy of Judith Jones's Cooking For One for guessing the restaurant correctly. So where do you suppose this burger can be found? The first co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2009

    'In Cooking...There Is a Right Way and a Wrong Way'

    It was with some shock that I realized that Christopher Kimball--of Cook's Illustrated, America's Test Kitchen, and the NYT op-ed arguing that the internet killed Gourmet--has a blog. (On a side note, it is worth remembering that Gourmet had an excellent website, full of serious food journalism.) ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2009

    Posts of the Week

    Welcome to Friday afternoon. Without further ado, the week's best posts: The Early Word paid visits to Sunset Park's El Comal taqueria and Luke's Lobster. Spain's Ribera del Duero region is producing some mighty fine wines. In Battle of the Dishes, McDonald's Big Mac squared off against Burger Ki ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2009

    Judith Jones on Cooking for One

    Christopher Hirsheimer​The summary of Judith Jones' life's work so far is enough to make your head spin. She is currently senior editor and vice president at Alfred A. Knopf, which she joined in 1957. Before that, she had worked for Doubleday in New York and Paris, where she accomplished littl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2009

    Judith Jones Talks About Dining Solo

    ​Judith Jones got her big-screen shout-out in Julie & Julia, but the Wall Street Journal has an endearing video of the legendary cookbook editor playing herself as she cooks up a frittata in her Upper East Side apartment. The video accompanies an interview with Jones about her new cookbook, Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2009

    On Bookshelves, Both On and Offline, A Good Dose of Julia

    mellemusic/flickr​ At least one good thing has come out of the ridiculous media frenzy surrounding the release of the film Julie & Julia: a renewed interest in Julia Child's brilliant written works. Eat Me Daily noticed that Child's Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Volume 1 is currently t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2009

    Following Publishers Weekly Dust-Up, Judith Jones Elaborates on What She Said About Julie Powell

    Sony PicturesOn Monday, Publishers Weekly cooked up a stir with an article in which Julia Child's famed editor, Judith Jones, recounted what Child said of Julie & Julia's Julie Powell: "I don't think she's a serious cook." Slashfood tracked down Jones at her Vermont home to follow up on the comm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2009

    James Beard: The Quintessential American Epicure

    Photo by Dan Wynn, ©Elisabeth Wynn and courtesy of the James Beard Foundation.A totally non-Valentine themed event, and a totally affordable one, is to be had tomorrow night at the New School. As part of their "Culinary Luminaries" series, the school's Food Studies program considers the life and wo ... More >>

  • Books

    November 21, 2006

    Knife's Edge

    Your next dinner party may depend on how (and whether) a chef tests his cookbook recipes