Palate Cleanser

Frank Bruni, New York Times political reporter turned restaurant critic, leaves the food beat to become a writer-at-large for the Times Magazine…where, Times editor Bill Keller wrote in a staff memo, “he will have license to follow his appetites—his journalistic appetites—whereever they lead him.”

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Megan Garber is an assistant editor at the Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard University. She was formerly a CJR staff writer.