Barbara Fairchild may have ceded Bon Appétit‘s reigns to Adam Rapoport, but she’s got still plenty to occupy her appetites. In an interview with LA Weekly‘s Squid Ink blog, the former ed-in-chief discusses the food site she’s planning to launch “probably right after the first of the year.” It won’t be a recipe site, she says, “because I feel that my areas of interest are more along the lines of chefs, restaurants and travel, as well as the food industry as industry.”
Fairchild is also open to doing consulting and teaching, especially if it takes her to places like Paris or Napa. According to her Twitter feed, she’s been taking some meetings in New York, where her itinerary has included Maialino, Union Square Café, Ed’s Chowder House, and the National. And Amtrak, whose coffee, she marveled, is “[h]ot brown liquid with absolutely no taste. This must be difficult to achieve.”
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This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on December 14, 2010