Omnivore - Food links: Meridith Ford Goldman’s new job, Buckhead Diner’s chef departs, and free donuts!
Food news from around the web, 6/1
Atlanta magazine dishes on former AJC dining critic Meridith Ford Goldman’s new job as editorial director of the Reynolds Group, the Atlanta marketing and PR firm that works for restaurant clients such as Bacchanalia, BLT Steak, Craft and Flip Burger Boutique.
Tomorrow’s News Today reports that Buckhead Diner’s executive chef Joey Riley will leave to open Kaleidoscope Bistro and Pub in Brookhaven, and you can track the new restaurant’s progress toward opening on Facebook.
The New York Times looks at the Snapfinger mobile app, which allows diners to instantly order take-out from some popular chain restaurants through their mobile phones. The exceptionally profitable app was designed by Atlanta-based Kudzu Interactive.
Dunkin’ Donuts celebrates National Donut day this Friday, June 4, by giving out a free donut with any beverage purchase — find a participating location near you.
Celebrated food writer Michael Pollan is under fire from Salon and Jezebel for a controversial comment in the New York Times Review of Books in which he seems to blame feminists for the demise of the family meal.
Cue the Cathy comic strip: Scientists can’t seem to figure out the relationship between chocolate and mental health but still cite a 1991 study in which chocolate is the most popular craving for women. Ack!