Jane Black

Jane Black is a Brooklyn-based food writer who covers food politics, trends and sustainability issues. Her work has appeared in the Washington Post (where she was a staff writer), the New York Times, Slate, New York magazine and other publications. To read more, visit janeblack.net.

  • Paula Deen’s missed opportunity

    Food Network star and fried Twinkie maven Paula Deen could have used the public unveiling of her Type 2 diabetes diagnosis — and the resulting gig with Novo Nordisk — to reach out to Americans struggling to eat healthier. Instead …

  • The triumph of Jamie Oliver's 'nemesis'

    Jamie Oliver may have focused the national klieg lights on Huntington, W.Va., but it’s local officials who are overhauling school food.