Bon Appétit, which has been based in Los Angeles since it was founded in 1975, is headed east. Condé Nast's chief executive officer said the move is for efficiency's sake, and while it may make sense for the company to consolidate its assets, they're losing longtime editor Barbara Fairchild in the process. Fairchild started as an editorial assistant at the magazine 32 years ago.
'Barbara Fairchild' on Serious Eats
Every Thanksgiving we check in with food magazine editors around the country to see how they have gone about putting together their Thanksgiving issues. Leading off this year is Bon Appétit's Barbara Fairchild. The magazine features five approaches to different aspects of the Thanksgiving feast.
I spoke to Bon Appétit editor in chief Barbara Fairchild a few days ago about the magazine's Thanksgiving issue. What did I learn? Don't mess with her octogenarian mother's pumpkin pie, which is still as good as pumpkin pie gets.