Barbara Fairchild

Barbara Fairchild

Barbara Fairchild

With more than three decades at Bon Appetit Magazine—including over ten years as editor-in-chief—Barbara Fairchild is a nationally recognized expert in the areas of food, restaurants, and travel. These days she is enjoying a second career as a freelance writer, editor, public speaker, radio personality, and journalism professor. She has appeared on numerous television programs, including the "Today" show; Food Network's "Iron Chef America;" and "Hell's Kitchen" and "Kitchen Nightmares," both with Gordon Ramsay. In 2000, Fairchild was inducted into the James Beard Foundation's "Who's Who in American Food & Beverage". She lives in LA, "where the sun is always shining and any culinary dream is possible."

  1. Winter in Paris: Dining in the City of Lights

    Winter in Paris: Dining in the City of Lights

    The classic song may celebrate “April in Paris,” but as far as I’m concerned the City of Light is great any time of year.
  2. Nopi is Yotam Ottolenghi's Colorful Triumph

    Nopi is Yotam Ottolenghi's Colorful Triumph

    In a way, Ottolenghi is a hero — one of the chefs who have boosted the quality and variety of food in Britain, transforming the culinary scene in London from a joke to a true destination.
  3. Summer Reads: Chefs’ Secrets

    Summer Reads: Chefs’ Secrets

    If you’re looking for something to devour on vacation this summer, Barbara Fairchild recommends six food focused reads.
  4. Range, Washington D.C.

    Range, Washington D.C.

    Barbara Fairchild visits Range in Washington D.C., the creation of Top Chef alum Bryan Voltaggio.
  5. Hiroshi, Honolulu

    Hiroshi, Honolulu

    Barbara Fairchild meets Master Sommelier Chuck Furuya in Honolulu at Hiroshi.
  6. Local, Jackson Hole WY

    Local, Jackson Hole WY

    Barbara Fairchild on Local, the ski season’s trendiest spot in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
  7. Bestia Bet

    Bestia Bet

    Barbara Fairchild visits Bestia, an off-the-beaten-track jewel in Los Angeles
  8. Rotisserie Georgette

    Rotisserie Georgette

    What is it about roast chicken? It was Julia Child’s dinner of choice, perhaps because she knew how this seemingly simple dish can be difficult to pull off.
  9. Bay Watch

    Bay Watch

    Barbara Fairchild checks in on San Francisco's latest hot spots
  10. Ken Oringer's Coppa

    Ken Oringer's Coppa

    Barbara Fairchild visits Coppa, the new restaurant from Boston chef Ken Oringer
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