A Woman's Place

In November of 2017, Amanda Cohen the chef of Dirt Candy wrote a brilliantly scathing piece in Esquire titled, “I’ve Worked in Food for 20 Years. Now You Finally Care About Female Chefs?” Her chief beef was that women in the food world had largely been ignored by critics and food writers. But now in the wake of #metoo, suddenly the same outlets that had previously shown little interest in female chefs women were eager to hear about how they had been victimized by men.

Johnnie Karas