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.”

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