On a jam-packed episode of Sharp & Hot Emily Peterson is first joined by the legendary Sam Sifton, national editor of The New York Times, that newspaper’s former restaurant critic, and a food columnist for the Sunday Times Magazine. Later in the show, Ida Blue & Binky Griptite perform some live songs in anticipation of their upcoming gig at The Bitter End.

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“Let’s be straight. The New York Times has made a serious commitment to food journalism as a service to its readers and users and we’re well aware that this service will be used on phones. I want to make it really simple for people to access our journalism and recipes […] when they want them on the devices they use.” [12:30] — Sam Sifton on Sharp & Hot