Archive: Food on the Web

Del.icio.us Food

For wonkie Web types, this blog post may seem like old newswrap (digital, of course), but I'll take my chances. For the rest of us still trying to catch up with instant messaging and the constantly changing world of Internet technology, del.icio.us may very well be a new item on the menu. Earlier this year, "tag this article" links began to appear on article pages of washingtonpost.com. What this means is that rather than "bookmarking" a url with a Web browser (IE, Firefox, Safari) that appears in difficult to find laundry-list fashion, you "tag" it with del.icio.us. It's Web bookmarking on steroids. Described on its Web site as a "social bookmarking service that allows users to tag, save, manage and share Web pages from a centralized source," del.icio.us works like this: After setting up a free account, you get a personal page for storing Web bookmarks. There's room to make...

By Kim ODonnel | August 16, 2006; 09:56 AM ET | Comments (1) | TrackBack (0)

A Blogging Diet

Even a blogger needs to forage for her food. A blog cannot live on one blogger's keystrokes alone. Let's face it; the blogosphere is one enormous communal table, at which bloggers break bread and mooch off each other's plates. To wit, the Web site of Food and Wine magazine features a weekly "Blog Watch," a list of links to five food blogs considered peruse-worthy. Here's a sampler (in no particular order) from my weekly virtual diet, each blog offering unique gastro-literary nutrients and sustenance. Although updated only once, maybe twice a week, Saute Wednesday is an important part of my diet, as it provides a tasty stew of food news, original essays by blogger Bruce Cole and stuff that people are debating in the food world. I feel imbalanced if I don't check it regularly. It's based in San Francisco but has a strong national flavor. The Food Section gets...

By Kim ODonnel | June 26, 2006; 08:55 AM ET | Comments (5) | TrackBack (0)