Peter Meehan

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2013

    Lucky Peach Announces Split From McSweeney's

    Quarterly food journal Lucky Peach announced today that it's splitting from local publisher McSweeney's. The journal launched in 2011 as a co-publishing venture with McSweeney's, also publisher of The Believer and a number of cookbooks, and has since grown to a circulation of 100,000 and won a numbe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2011

    Rene Redzepi Comes to Forage in the Bay Area

    Enah Manson/FlickrDaniel Patterson, left, and Rene Redzepi.​The "I ate at El Bulli" essay named the food-writer's cliché of the past decade has been supplanted by the endlessly repeated "I foraged with Rene Redzepi" article. The media has annointed Redzepi, the chef of Noma in Copenhagen, this de ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2010

    My Hero of the Day: Peter Meehan on Food Assholiness

    T MagazinePeter Meehan​Peter Meehan, food columnist for the New York Times' T Magazine and co-author of the Momofuku Cookbook, struck a chord today with an essay titled "A Few Beefs."  It's composed of three anecdotes, encounters he's had with the food world that have taken him aback. The the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2010

    Nopa, Four Barrel: How New York Times Food Writer/Rocker Peter Meehan Eats on the Road

    Premshree Pillai/FlickrFour Barrel: Too slick for psych-folk rockers?​"West Coastin'," New York Times food writer Peter Meehan's Snoop Dogg-ishly titled "Grass Fed" column of June 29, revealed that the scraggly-maned scribe plays guitar in a musty, atmospheric psych-folk band that includes Mag ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2009

    Doggy Bag: Sweeping Panorama?

    ​Our favorite morsel from the blogs. Off the page: Andrew Simmons files a review of McSweeney's San Francisco Panorama for Bay Area Bites. It's a look at how print abides, even when the form is uncompelling. Simmons: What I am actually interested in is how Panorama's food pages might potentia ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2009

    Soon-to-Drop McSweeney's Skews Foodie with Chang, Farr, Roadkill

    McSweeney'sChang stuffs something in his mouth besides his kitchen clog.​We're so excited about the upcoming star-studded 33rd issue of McSweeney's -- a.k.a. The San Francisco Panorama ($16), an esoteric, 320-page riff on the newspaper form -- mainly because roughly 5 percent of those pages wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2009

    In Town Last Night, David Chang and Local Chefs Ponder S.F.'s 'Monotone' Restaurant Culture

    David Chang (right) with Chris Cosentino before last night's discussion at Cafe Du Nord.​If there's a takeaway lesson from fig-gate, it might be this: Don't drink on stage. At a 7x7-sponsored panel discussion at Café Du Nord last night, N.Y. chef David Chang took heat for having being what ... More >>

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    October 28, 2009
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