Salon Launches Food Vertical Aimed at Anyone Who Might Go to Their Site

Salon’s new Food vertical takes its place alongside such categories as “News” and “Life” today.

In his introductory post, Francis Lam writes that the section will offer “food coverage for curious people, for people who care about people, for people who are passionate about finding new ways to look at the world, whether they are ‘foodies’ or people who think foodies’ main contribution to our society is allowing us to call wine dorks ‘winies.” The first articles include a piece on food shortages in New York City, an AP article on California olive oil, and naturally lots of Thanksgiving stuff.

Personally we are a little more excited about The Awl’s recent forays into food writing. Salon Launches Food Vertical Aimed at Anyone Who Might Go to Their Site