Allen Salkin is the author of “From Scratch: The Uncensored History of the Food Network,” 2013), “The Method to the Madness, Untold Stories of Donald Trump’s 16-Year Quest for the White House,” co-authored with journalist Aaron Short, and “Festivus: The Holiday for the Rest of Us” (2005), along with numerous articles in The New York Times and other publications.
By Allen Salkin
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One thing has never stopped bothering me about the case of the “Bad Vegan.” You can learn many of the details about the case of Sarma Melngailis and Anthony Strangis – and my involvement in the story — by watching the docuseries “Bad Vegan: Fame. Fraud. Fugitives” which debuts March 16 on Netflix and which…
She beat drugs, found love, and makes L.A.’s best Jewish-Mexican pastrami taco
When Elizabeth Heitner, 26 years old and newly sober, stared at the Pacific Ocean and contemplated what to do next, she thought back to her happiest times growing up. For some families, holiday dinners require days of brining, chopping and parboiling. For the Heitners in their Upper East Side apartment, a Passover seder or a…
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