Last week the New Yorker featured a snarky piece on food bloggers, called So You want to Write a Food Blog. Yes, it’s cute and clever, but wrong.
My main gripe is that the writer — Julia Edelman, a comedy writer and filmmaker, according to LinkedIn –has reduced all food bloggers to goofy incompetents. That’s not right, or fair.
The piece made me want to defend food bloggers, so here are my points:
1. Most food bloggers are hobbyists. Edelman doesn’t seem to [Read more…]