Joan Nathan

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Colicchio Saves Cookbook Writer From Choking

Top Chef star does Heimlich maneuver at benefit dinner

(Newser) - He runs multiple restaurants, hosts one of TV’s top cooking shows, and, it turns out, he could just save your life. Tom Colicchio saved Joan Nathan’s life last night, writes witness Ezra Klein on the Internet Food Association. Nathan, a James Beard Award-winning cookbook author, was holding a... More »

'Roll With a Hole' About as American Now as Apple Pie

Centuries-old bagel so widespread that NYC's best bakers aren't Jewish but Thai

(Newser) - While many cultures claim credit for inventing the bagel, the basic roll-with-a-hole concept is centuries old, Joan Nathan writes in a look at the ubiquitous morning nosh for Slate. The Romans, Egyptians, and Europeans are all said to have savored this culinary curiosity, which was easy to transport and had... More »

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