Tara Fitzpatrick

Senior Editor, Food Management

Tara Fitzpatrick is senior editor of Food Management and has been a full time staff editor since 2008. She covers food, culinary and menu trends. Favorite food? “Lox on a bagel.”

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Still with the "Hospital Food" Cliches? Really?

I think the mainstream media could do a lot better when writing about hospital foodservice....More

Gen X: We’re Still Here

“Hey, um…we’re still here…well, OK, whatever...”....More

A Taste of the Hot & Spicy

Two days in Tabasco-country: Avery Island, Louisiana and the flavor of the bayou....More

3 Days of Peace, Music and Lamb

The Lambstockers as a group expressed care and pride and love for food, including their appreciation, culinary skills and experiences and heritage....More

Let's Talk Fried Chicken

When it's dipped in hot sauce and made with love...is there really a substitute for fried chicken?....More

Is Trayless Dining a Mistake?

Study finds trayless leads to less salad, more dessert and more food waste....More

Way Beyond Bacon

Pork Summit 2014, held in St. Helena, CA brings together chefs who use the whole hog and the people who love to eat it: pork trends, education,....More

The Search for True BBQ

Delving into the backwoods of barbecue....More

Drive-Thru Comfort Food

Earlier this week, I was driving home after a long day of work into a wintery sunset. I was rocking out in my minivan to this. Suddenly I remembered....More
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