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Posts tagged ‘Food Network’

Catching Up In September

I considered skipping this month’s September catch-up but didn’t let it go by without letting everyone know what’s been going on.  My pan de medianoche was chosen by three guys from Miami as their food photo of the month which is great since they were nice enough to let me use their recipe in the first place.  Hungry Sofia was also featured on the Food Network‘s Food2 site with more to come and received a great write-up in Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs’ Food52.  Of course, when anything good happens on my site, Steven Shaw, eGullet founder and Director of New Media Studies at The International Culinary Center, is the first person I let know. Read more

Hungry on the Cooking Channel

I first read that the Food Network would be launching a second cable channel on Memorial Day in February, when summer seemed a long time away.  A few weeks later, a friend recommended me to a production company that was looking for food people to talk on camera about their interest, love, passion for food to promote the new channel.  After  years in film production, I’d been content to stay behind the camera.  If they’d asked me to “audition”, I may have backed down, but they called it a “screen test” instead.  Actors “audition” but at a “screen test” you can just be yourself (or Lana Turner).  That’s a how I find myself, a week later, getting wired for sound in a New Jersey produce market (very unlike Lana). Read more