Tara Fitzpatrick

Associate Editor, Food Management

Tara Fitzpatrick is associate editor of Food Management and has been a full time staff editor since 2008. She covers food, culinary and menu trends   for the magazine, its electronic newsletters and its website. Favorite food? “Crab legs with drawn butter and lemon.”

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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

How Do You Like Your Pumpkin Spice?

Just as mixing salt with caramel is pure genius, so is mixing this season's runaway flavor, pumpkin spice, with savory ingredients....More

Another Reason to Love Cheese

Want not, waste not...and why not?....More

What is 'Kids' Food,' Really?

There's an interesting blog by David L. Katz over at US News & World Report about the concept of "kids' food" and what it....More

Best Airport Food Ever

I've been traveling a lot over the past couple months, and I've seen the highs and lows of airport food. First the low: I was waiting for a....More
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