Setting the Record Straight

Here’s a little peek into some backstage shenanigans:

In doing some press for the Blog Awards, a reporter asked me the following question:

“How much influence has Julie Powell had on Food Blogging?”

My answer:

“Very Little. Clotilde over at Chocolate and Zucchini has had far more influence on Food Blogging than Julie”.

I calls them likes I sees them.

It may be petty and unprofessional for me to post this tidbit here, but as much as I respect the choices Ms. Powell has made in her life (whether I agree with them or not is inconsequential), at no point will I state on the record that her “influence” upon Food Blogging is anything more than marginal. There’s simply way too much that has happened in the community since Julie/Julia closed up shop in 2003.


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