World Renowned Food/Wine Critic; Founder Of Saveur, Meet Colman Andrews
Wine Talks with Paul K
I was told by winemaker Bruce Neyers that I was to venture into food and wine writers, Colman Andrews was a must have on the show. As a writer in the entertainment sector, he was nominated for an Grammy...but food and wine was where he wanted to be and wrote for Bon Appetit, Food and Wine and Travel and Leisure. We had a blast on the podcast and am already scheduling the next.
Colman Andrews is an American writer and editor and authority on food and wine. In culinary circles, he is best known for his association with Saveur magazine, which he founded with Dorothy Kalins, Michael Grossman, and Christopher Hirsheimer in 1994 and where he served as editor-in-chief from 2001 until 2006. After resigning from the magazine in 2006, he became the restaurant columnist for Gourmet. In 2010, he helped launch a food and drink website, The Daily Meal, and serves as its editorial director. He is considered one of the world’s foremost experts on Spanish cuisine, particularly that of the Catalonia region, and toady he sat down for a conversation with host Dorothy Cann Hamilton for a conversation about the brown derby, his parents influence in his life, and his journey as a food writer. This program was sponsored by Heritage Foods USA. “I was an english major, and then in fact a radio major…I didn’t spend much time studying.” [13:00] “Theoretically if you have any interest in food or drink at any angle it should be the first place you look every morning [The Daily Meal].” [20:00] “I hate writing. It’s terrible. It’s an awful way to make a living. It’s mentally and psychically hard. I don’t like writing – I just feel compelled to do it.” [33:00] — Colman Andrews on Chef’s Story
Colman Andrews is a preeminent American food writer that changed the way gastronomy is covered in media today. Along with Dorothy Kalins he founded Savuer Magazine. Working for Ruth Riechel, he was a contributing editor for Gourmet Magazine. In 2010, he launched his own food and drink website, The Daily Meal. He is considered one of the world’s foremost experts on Spanish cuisine, particularly that of the Catalonia region. Colman Andrews has seen trends come and go, collaborated with the biggest names in the industry and remains one of the most important figures in food writing today.
Mark and Francis discuss tipping. Their guest is Colman Andrews. He was the cofounder and a former editor in chief of Saveur, and is the author of four acclaimed cookbooks, including Catalan Cuisine, which introduced the now-trendy cooking of ...