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Painting Through Peru

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 07.01.2014 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

I was up for the sunrise and climbed the Inca ruins with my paints. Words cannot adequately capture how truly spectacular this site is, and how amazing that they could build these structures in this inaccessible place.

Men in Aprons: An Ode to Gourmet Magazine

Food Politic | Posted 04.09.2014 | Home
Food Politic

And so it went in issue after issue of many of America's bestselling magazines through the 1940s and '50s. Rosie the Riveter may have found her way to the factory floor during World War II, but you'd never know it by looking at these publications. But in the midst of all this, a different voice was born: Gourmet.

The Pumpkin Fondue Recipe We Can't Stop Making

Posted 11.14.2012 | Taste

This cheese-filled pumpkin is one of our favorite cold-weather recipes.

Duo To Cook Through Entire History Of 'Gourmet' Magazine

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 06.06.2012 | Home

When Gourmet Magazine shut down in 2009, we were really sad. So were NYC photographers Noah Fecks and Paul Wagtouicz, only they decided to do somethin...

Add Social Enterprise To Business For Success

Jon Carson | Posted 05.02.2012 | Impact
Jon Carson

Indeed, the climate is ripe for social enterprises to be profitable while making great contributions toward social good. Why now? Because right now many institutions face deep, universal funding challenges due to stock market losses, reductions in charitable giving, and lost government resources.

Meatloaf With An Attitude

Rosie DeQuattro | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Rosie DeQuattro

When I read the list of ingredients I knew I had to make it. It combines some of my favorite foods: fruit and nuts. It's not all that exotic to combine fruit in meat dishes when you come to think of it.

How I Bought 3,500 Cookbooks and Got 6,317

Rozanne Gold | Posted 04.09.2012 | Home
Rozanne Gold

Gourmet magazine made the world of food possible for many of us: We ate and drank its dreams. Its images and words shaped our aspirations, piqued our curiosity, cajoled us to travel, and steered us to ancient hungers.

Ruth Reichl To Run New Gilt Food Site

The New York Observer | Posted 05.30.2011 | Home

We hear former Gourmet editor in chief Ruth Reichl is staffing up a food spin-off of Gilt Groupe, the luxury discount retailer Web site....

America's Largest Cookbook Collection

Slashfood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

With more than 3,500 cookbooks from the late Gourmet Magazine library just added to its collection, New York University's Fales Library Food Studies C...

Gourmet Is Alive Again -- and Kicking

Jack Hidary | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jack Hidary

Gourmet is back -- this time as an iPad app called Gourmet Live. Instead of just creating an online magazine, the app offers a new approach to online content

PHOTOS: The Brand Graveyard - 17 Household Names That Fell Victim To The Recession

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Here lies a leading big box electronics retailer, an iconic photography mainstay and a host of once ubiquitous consumer brands. In the interest o...

Gourmet Magazine Fans Haven't Flocked To Other Food Magazines

New York Times | STEPHANIE CLIFFORD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Half a year after Gourmet's final issue, in November, the Gourmet readership and ad base seem to have largely vanished. And as the high-end magazines ...

REVIVAL! Conde Nast Bringing Back Gourmet Brand, But Not Magazine

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Conde Nast is reviving the Gourmet brand, but not the magazine. The company announced Tuesday a plan to introduce Gourmet Live, a digital app under t...

Foodies Mourn Loss Of Gourmet

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Foodies noshing on jerk riblets and carrot cake macaroons at a Manhattan fundraiser Sunday paused to mourn Gourmet magazine, which is...

Is the New Yorker on S.I. Newhouse's DNR List?

Gerald Sindell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Gerald Sindell

Calling in those McKinsey folks to review your profit and loss numbers in the middle of the deepest recession since the 1930s is a little like having Dr. Kevorkian over to offer a second opinion.

Home Cooking R.I.P.

Joanne Wallenstein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joanne Wallenstein

It's been a tough month for cooks. First I learned that Sheila Lukins, beloved creator of The Silver Palate, had died. Then I learned that Conde Nast was folding Gourmet.

Support the Magazines

Cathy Whitlock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Cathy Whitlock

The beauty of magazines -- particularly when the theme is food, fashion or lifestyle -- is being able to read articles at my leisure while lounging on the sofa, beach, airplane or in the bathtub.

An Elegy for Magazines

Brian Alexander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Brian Alexander

A good magazine is a combination of stories, photos, drawings, opinions, reporting, whimsy, humor. It is an art that is not reproducible nor replaceable by any other medium.

Farewell, Gourmet (From Your Intern)

Kate Schmier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kate Schmier

The industry has always been deadline-driven and goal-oriented, but now, there's a heightened focus on the bottom line--which doesn't leave much room for "teaching" meetings or farewell get-togethers.

CDs and Ardi and Vooks, Oh My!

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Michael Sigman

It can be exhilarating to contemplate the digital and evolutionary future. But I don't know if I could bear a world of "vookcases," "vook reports," and God forbid, a New York Review of Vooks.

Saveur Publisher: Gourmet Strayed From "Good Life" Mission In Final Issues

Forbes | Christopher Helman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

On the editorial side, Gourmet's current issue has a story about where to find a steakhouse that serves dinner for under $14. They ran the word "inexp...

Gourmet Starved to Death

Adam Hanft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Adam Hanft

People who read Gourmet are natural customers of neighborhood restaurants, local wine shops, local cheese mongers. But have you ever seen one of their ads in the magazine? Balanced Meals in NYC for $10 or Less, Wait, What?

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Andrea Chalupa

Sure, you can grab a hot dog or slice of pizza in New York for cheap, but a balanced meal for $10 or less? In Manhattan?

Class Warfare: Ruth Reichl vs. Rachel Ray

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

Condé Nast, which sells its advertising based on the size and demographics of its subscribers, decided to go with mass instead of class, and closed Gourmet down.

The Closing of the American Dream

Danielle Crittenden Frum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danielle Crittenden Frum

Perhaps you aren't taking the sudden shuttering of Gourmet magazine quite as hard as I am, but let me tell you, my oven has gone dark.