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Jordana Rothman

Food + Drink writer

Brooklyn, New York

Jordana Rothman

Food + Drink writer, voluptuary; New York City

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Restaurant Dynasties

Writer Jordana Rothman explores what it means to be born into a legendary restaurant family
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Our Chocolate, Ourselves — Food for Thought

Jordana Rothman on her years in the chocolate sex trade.
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The History, and Future, of Flair Bartending

Flair bartending hasn't disappeared. It's merely retreated to the fringes, where it is still practiced by a dedicated few.
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A Decade of Influence: The wd~50 Family Tree

10 years of progress at New York City's nucleus of avant-garde cuisine.
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The Whiskey of 'Breaking Bad,' from Knob Creek to Dimple Pinch

If you’re Walter White on Breaking Bad, make it a Dimple Pinch, neat.
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White Chocolate Goes Savory

How Chefs Are Redeeming the Scorned Sweet
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Spirited Away

The Japanese Whisky You Should Be Drinking Right Now
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Honoring Chef Judy Rodgers

Judy Rodgers of Zuni Cafe in San Francisco passed away yesterday at age 57. Writer Jordana Rothman remembers a moving interview she had with the chef and what she learned about the legend.
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Restaurant Review: Nightingale 9

Chef Robert Newton explores Vietnamese cuisine in Brooklyn.
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Restaurant Review: Alder

Wylie Dufresne practices his gastronomic black arts in the East Village.
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Restaurant Review: The Pines

A gutsy restaurant grows in Brooklyn.
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Restaurant review: Bill's Food & Drink

Jordana Rothman on a pillaged legacy.
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About

Jordana Rothman

Jordana Rothman is a veteran of Time Out New York, where she held the reins as the magazine’s Food & Drink editor for six years. She’s a respected member of the national food writing community and a frequent contributor to print and digital publications such as Food & Wine, Bon Appétit, New York Magazine, Cherry Bombe, Complex, MadFeed, Grub Street and Conde Nast Traveler. She is a seasoned speaker and panelist at food conferences including Taste Talks and Lee Schrager's NYC Wine & Food Festival. In 2012 she was a Best Cocktail Writing nominee at the Tales of the Cocktail “Spirited Awards;” in 2013 TIME magazine named Jordana's Twitter feed one of the year's best.

Most recently Jordana co-authored her first book with chef Alex Stupak of New York's Empellón restaurants. Tacos: Recipes + Provocations will be released Fall 2015 under Clarkson Potter.

Jordana also once challenged competitive eater Takeru Kobayashi to a hot dog eating contest. She lost.