The Association of Food Journalists conference is taking part right now in Washington D.C., and this afternoon over lunch the ceremony took place for the AFJ's annual awards. 42 winners were announced in 13 catagories. LA Weekly took home two prizes during the awards: Food Editor Amy Scattergood t ... More >>
While everyone else was busy enjoying their Memorial Day, the Association of Food Journalists quietly announced the finalists for its 2012 awards competition. And to our pleasant surprise L.A. Weekly scored two nominations, including one in the category of best food blog for our own Squid Ink. The A ... More >>
Let's start by stating the obvious: There have been big changes to the L.A. Weekly's food section recently. And there are even more on the way. After our longtime critic Jonathan Gold departed for the L.A. Times, we've been nibbling on this and that: a reflection on cookbooks from Roy Choi, a piece ... More >>
The AFJ -- which would be the Association of Food Journalists and not the Alliance for Justice or the Armed Forces Journal -- announced their 2011 winners over the weekend. The AFJ, which was formed in 1974 as the Newspaper Food Editors and Writers Association, Inc., has been handing out awards sinc ... More >>
When writing about them really mattered
Amidst the failed federal bailout and the ensuing stock market tumble, the media world had its own depressing contribution to today's news cycle. Tampa-based Creative Loafing, owners of the second largest alternative weekly chain in the country, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection today. T ... More >>
Dark and violent movies top the years best. What are we at war or something?