Sorry!

No performances are currently available.

Food blogs have grown and thrived over the last 10 years, creating new ways for home cooks to learn and share.

Many popular food bloggers like Smitten Kitchen's Deb Perelman and The Pioneer Woman's Ree Drummond have crossed over into traditional media now too, with cookbooks and even TV shows. If food bloggers are the new food stars, where does that leave food blogs? What role does food play in the future of web media, and is there room left for new ideas in food blogging?

Panelists include:

For more information on our panelists, please click here.

Bios

Faith Durand has been editing and writing about food professionally since 2006. She has been the executive editor of The Kitchn, a food and cooking blog, since 2007. In that time the site has grown from about 200,000 readers a month to over 7 million. In addition to The Kitchn, Faith writes the occasional magazine article and cookbook. Her work has appeared in the Chicago Tribune, New Haven Register, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review and The Columbus Dispatch, among many other regional papers, as well as in O Magazine, Vegetarian Times and Reader’s Digest. Her recipes and articles are syndicated in newspapers nationwide by the Tribune Media Services, and she also contribute to several local food publications, including Columbus Crave and Capital Style. She is the author of the cookbooks Not Your Mother's Casseroles and Bakeless Sweets: Pudding, Panna Cotta, Fluff, Icebox Cake, and More No-Bake Desserts.

Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs have spent hundreds of hours in the kitchen together, first working on the bestselling The Essential New York Times Cookbook, and later creating FOOD52, the first crowd-sourced and crowd-curated food community. Together with their community, they’ve created The FOOD52 Cookbook, which was named one of the 10 best cookbooks of 2011 by NPR and the Washington Post and The Food52 Cookbook, Volume 2. They’ve also released the FOOD52 Holiday Recipe and Survival Guide iPad app, and the FOOD52 Hotline iPhone app. Amanda was named one of the 50 most influential women in food by Gourmet. And Amanda and Merrill are trustees of Awesome Food.

Jenny Rosenstrach is the founding editor of the blog Dinner: A Love Story, author of the book Dinner: A Love Story and the co-author of Time For Dinner. She has never worked in a restaurant or gone to culinary school, and, until the age of 18, thought Betty Crocker cakes qualified as “from scratch,” and that garlic was best purchased with a McCormick label on it. She has, however, spent much of her professional life attempting to redeem herself, editing food and features for various websites and magazines including (most recently) Bon Appetit, Martha Stewart Living, Cookie (R.I.P) and Real Simple. It was at Real Simple where her first daughter was born in 2002 (with another to follow 20 months later) and where she made a deal with herself: she would only continue to work full time if she was able to put a meal on the table for her family more often than not. She did it — at the expense of many other things, namely, all those novels by Jonathans who lived in Brooklyn — but she did it, and through posts and features at Dinner: A Love Story, she hopes to show others how. Jenny has also kept a diary of every single thing she's eaten for dinner every single night since February 22, 1998. The full, strange story, is available right here in The New York Times.

Details & Ordering



Need Help?

If you have any questions, need assistance with your order or require special seating considerations, such as wheelchair accessible seating or hearing assistance, please call Customer Service at 212.415.5500 during our Hours of Operation.

If you prefer, you can order your tickets and class enrollments by calling Customer Service at 212.415.5500 during our Hours of Operation, using Visa, MasterCard or American Express. You can also place your order by fax, by mail, or in person at our Box Office on Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street.

Have a group?

Groups of 10 or more receive a 15% discount. Please note that certain events may not qualify for a group rate. To make group arrangements or need further assistance, you may contact Customer Service at 212.415.5500 during our Hours of Operation.

Get to the front of the line!

Priority registration puts you at the front of the line to register for courses and events for an upcoming semester.

Eligible patrons will be able to order priority registration online.

 

Who is eligible for priority registration?

Individuals who have participated in 92nd Street Y programs over the past year in selected program areas, participants in certain memberships, and those who have made contributions of $500 or more to 92Y, are eligible to register for programs before they become available to the general public.

How do I know if I qualify?

Patrons that qualify for Priority Registration will receive packets in the mail explaining how to purchase online. Priority registration is normally mailed 2-3 weeks before a catalog is available. Registration information includes your Patron ID#. You can use this ID# to setup your login information online. This will allow you to register early for a course or event. Please note: if you receive a packet, you are only eligible to priority register for the programs covered in your packet.

Priority Registration Support

To find out if you are eligible for priority registration, don't have your Patron ID#, or having difficulty ordering online, please call 212.415.5500 or email.