This week on Eating Disorder, hosts Crazy Legs Conti, Chef Paul Gerard, and The Rev Spyro catch up on CrazyLegs’ latest happenings at the Foxwoods Turkey Eating Contest. Welcoming guest Merri Lee Kingsly, longtime publishing executive who has served as a publisher at Saveur and currently runs the food-focused agency, Palate. Talking about the burgeoning upper west side restaurant scene and where she spends her time, she shares her connection to the culinary world and how she found her niche in the business. The conversation turns to the progression of food culture and media and the part that millennials, celebrity chefs, and culinary schools have played in it all. After the break, Paul brings up the hot topic of sexy chefs and if it has any bearing on the notability of the food or restaurant. Tune in for a fun and interesting conversation! This program was brought to you by Roberta’s Pizza.
“I have a very connected passion to the world of food.” [12:05]
“I really do believe that the Food Network created a culture and then somewhat ruined that culture.” [15:20]
—Merri Lee Kingsly on Eating Disorder