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Food Reads: Inclusive Cocktails + Debating Likability

Maggie Borden

March 15, 2018


Photo: Clay Williams

For this edition of Food Reads, we're sharing stories about women in the industry who are standing up, speaking out, and working to make the culinary world's climate a little more transparent, tolerant, and inclusive:


In the wake of “Eggspoongate,” Tamar Adler opens up about the potential power of the “quiet chef.” [WaPo]

Tiffani Faison wants to remove likability from the conversation around women in the professional kitchen. [Eater]

A group of women in Chicago have launched new initiatives to increase inclusivity in the cocktail industry. [Food & Wine

Female publicists weigh in on how their roles have shifted in the wake of recent sexual harassment scandals. [Chefsfeed

On International Women’s Day, 21 female chefs shared their advice for the next generation of women in the kitchen. [Food & Wine]


Maggie Borden is associate editor at the James Beard Foundation. Find her on Instagram and Twitter.