This week on All in the Industry Shari welcomes the Food Editor at Paper Magazine as well as New York Times contributor, Julie Besonen. Julie is a co-author of the new book, The Junketeers: A Tale of Press Trip Thrills & Nightmares, with Baroness Sheri de Borchgrave, and shares the highlights and inspirations behind the book. Stemming from life experiences with food writing, Julie shares that much of the book is influenced by real happenings on real press trips. Tune in to find out more about the book as well as other tidbits from Julie’s incredible career. This program was sponsored by White Oak Pastures.






“I always loved to eat. I always wanted to be a writer and I didn’t even realize you could put the two together for a long time.” [4:18]


“One night we stayed up late at the hotel where we were staying, had a nightcap, and started to exchange stories… and we realized that we had something there, that it would make a good collaboration for a writing project.” [6:15]


Julie Besonen on All in the Industry.