When he was reviewing restaurants for the Times, writer Frank Bruni was in the power seat. But when he tests his skills with new chef cookbooks, he finds himself feeling vulnerable.
An ex-dining critic and onetime "baby bulimic" offers advice to parents of children who can't stop eating
Does food TV embody a lost, simpler past of home-cooked meals? Or is it merely soothing white noise?
Should an English muffin recipe be akin to a state secret? Yes. With food, details are everything.
The Times's ex-reviewer on being recognized, how he picks (or doesn't pick) where to eat, and disordered eating
The former New York Times critic on the Internet era, the death of formal dining, and the value of being a regular
The former restaurant critic finds himself still paying close attention to his meals weeks after his final review.
Though reluctant to place blame for his own food struggles, the author urges parents to set a good eating example.
Food, says the former New York Times critic, can make trouble and can make pleasure-- but mostly pleasure.