Corby Kummer, The Atlantic

Corby Kummer

The Atlantic

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Past articles by Corby:

Remembering the Inimitable Jonathan Gold

The beloved critic, dead at 57, was the first food writer to win a Pulitzer Prize—and a vital champion of L.A.’s culinary riches. → Read More

Remembering Anthony Bourdain

The chef and writer, who died at 61, changed the way we think about restaurant kitchens and the people who worked within them. → Read More

Finless Foods: The Start-Up Making In-Vitro Fish Fillets

As edible, affordable lab-grown meat remains out of reach, a tiny start-up might have found a faster route to dinner tables. → Read More

Remembering Carol Field, Author of the Cookbook 'The Italian Baker'

The prolific cookbook author, who introduced ciabatta to Americans, died at age 76. → Read More

Restaurant Review: Bar Mezzana

Read Corby Kummer's dining review of Bar Mezzana in Boston. Chef Colin Lynch focuses on modern Italian food at Sepia, in the South End’s Ink Block development. → Read More

Restaurant Review: Juliet in Somerville

Read Boston magazine's review of Juliet in Somerville. Juliet, a neighborhood cafe, serves up sunny, mainly Mediterranean flavors in a welcoming space. → Read More

The Great Cooks Shortage

Boston has more world-class restaurants than ever before. So why is our dining scene going up in flames? Turns out there aren't enough cooks in the kitchen. → Read More

Restaurant Review: Uni

Fine dining gets a new look as Ken Oringer closes Clio to make way for an expanded, more exciting version of Uni. → Read More

The Flaws of Do-Gooder Food Ratings

The flaws of do-gooder food ratings. → Read More

Restaurant Review: Parsnip in Cambridge

A luxurious throwback that’s as starchy as its namesake. → Read More

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

From Washington to Silicon Valley, it's never been more popular to reduce food waste. But how to do it? → Read More

Restaurant Review: Branch Line in Watertown

Read Corby Kummer's review of Branch Line in Watertown. Garrett Harker brings a service-oriented recipe for success to his new rotisserie spot, Branch Line. → Read More

The Hunger Games

A food writer says goodbye to counting calories—and hello to a boring diet. → Read More

Restaurant Review: Shepard in Cambridge

Read Corby Kummer's review of Shepard. Rene Becker and Susan Regis's Cambridge restaurant has a restrained wood-fired menu with timeless appeal. → Read More

The Best Food Books of 2015

The top cookbooks and culinary histories of the year → Read More

Fine Dining’s Exploitative Tipping System Is Dying

This change is long overdue. → Read More

Restaurant Review: Loyal Nine

Read Corby Kummer's review of Loyal Nine in Cambridge. Loyal Nine has irresistible small bites and Boston’s best bread program, but can you eat history? → Read More

The Hard Power of Soft Drinks

How the soda company's feel-good message silences its critics. → Read More

The Hard Power of Soft Drinks

The soft drink giant's current messaging just silences its critics. → Read More

Sorry, Blue Apron. The Joys of Cooking Can’t Fit in a Box.

Mail-order meal kits might be easy, but they take all the fun out of the kitchen. → Read More