Raymond Sokolov's 40 Years in Food

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Raymond Sokolov became food editor of the New York Times in 1971, and he discusses his long, memorable career as restaurant critic, food historian, and author. In Steal the Menu: A Memoir of Forty Years in Food, he traces the food scene he reported on in America and abroad, from backwoods barbecue shack in Alabama to molecular gastronomy at El Bulli in Spain.


Raymond Sokolov

Comments [2]

bob from Manhattan

leapin lizards Lenny

Always wear gloves when visiting Buffalo -- now I remember why I am a sustaining member -- great line

May. 15 2013 01:58 PM
Tony from Canarsie

Looking forward to reading the book. Was Mr. Sokolov's writing style influenced at all by MFK Fisher and AJ Liebling, who weren't food critics but wonderful writers about food? If not, who has he been influenced by?

May. 15 2013 01:19 PM

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