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Sometimes I eat performatively

Kat Kinsman portrait
Photo by Melissa Hom

As the editor-in-chief of Tasting Table, Kat Kinsman — like most fortunate food journalists — has a job that entails eating a lot of excellent meals. (Before TT, she worked as the managing editor of CNN’s Eatocracy.) And so this week, Kinsman treated a hard-working colleague to lunch at Babbo, hosted a dinner with Hugh Acheson, and traveled to Chicago for the James Beard Awards, where she stopped by Avec, Big Star, and a whole lot of other restaurants, all within a span of two days. Even when a server called her order “aggressive,” she didn’t slow down.

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Sometimes I get a new job

TastingTable.com, the premier online destination for culinary enthusiasts, has named Kat Kinsman as Editor in Chief. In her new role, Kinsman will oversee all editorial content for the multiplatform media company, which delivers discerning dining advice, chefs’ recipes and news from the world of food and drink across email, Web, social media and mobile.

“During the past six years, we’ve established Tasting Table as a must-read for culinary obsessives,” said Geoff Bartakovics, co-founder and CEO. “Kat is not only a highly respected journalist, she’s also a longtime digital and social media maven whose broad interests will help to expand Tasting Table’s focus on the larger lifestyle surrounding the world of food and drink.”

Read the full press release at my soon-to-be new workplace TastingTable.com