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Posts Tagged ‘Garrett Snyder’

Tasting Table LA Has a New Editor

Free daily email publication Tasting Table currently has a national newsletter as well as local blasts geared to New York, Washington D.C., Chicago, Miami, San Francisco and LA. As of January 2, the editor of the LA edition is Garrett Snyder, who came over from LA Weekly.

Snyder replaces Willy Blackmore and is home office-based, since the Tasting Table headquarters are in Manhattan. And what sort of things will the new man at the SoCal table be tubthumping? Places like a new joint in Pasadena from Ryan Sweeney (Verdugo Bar, The Surly Goat, Little Bear):

Spin around blindfolded in Old Town Pasadena, and you’ll likely end up facing a generic 35-tap pub. Pin a tail on The Blind Donkey, though, and you’ll find a handpicked selection of craft beers and 99 bottles of whiskey…

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LA Weekly Adds Wine, Food Critics

The journalistic place setting of Jonathan Gold is a big one to fill. So it makes sense that several new hires have been tasked at LA Weekly with taking over the Pulitzer Prize winner’s culinary beat.

Editor-in-chief Sarah Fenske announced today that Amy Scattergood, the editor of Squid Ink, has been promoted to the position of LA Weekly food editor. Under her command will be new three employees, including food blogger Garrett Snyder. Per Fenske:

You may remember Snyder’s byline from that awesomely knowledgeable list of LA’s Best Sushi Places – or his thrilling description of an underground dinner thrown by the Vagrancy Project. Garret graduated from Loyola Marymount University just two years ago, but he’s already one of this city’s best food bloggers, and we’re thrilled to have him on staff.

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