Eating with Eric Podcast

Episode 10: Josh Friedland on his wicked creation, @ruthbourdain.

Before he wrote Eatymology, Josh Friedland had the food world furiously guessing who was behind those satirical tweets.

Photo courtesy of Josh Friedland.

Josh Friedland talks about creating one of the first and most influential food blogs, the Food Section, and about the mad buzz around his Twitter character, a satirical mashup of the über-elegant Ruth Reichl and the über-macho Anthony Bourdain. The James Beard Foundation created its first-ever award for humor writing, and gave it to @ruthbourdain, but Friedland skipped the award ceremony to avoid revealing his identity.

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