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G FORCE | RUTH REICHL

She's not her mother

Ruth Reich's mother once added some pie to a casserole with tuna and lima beans. Ruth Reich's mother once added some pie to a casserole with tuna and lima beans. (Brigitte Lacombe)
By Bella English
Globe Staff / May 6, 2009

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The name Ruth Reichl used to put the fear of (the Food) God into restaurateurs. The former food critic for the LA Times and The New York Times, Reichl took over as editor of Gourmet magazine 10 years ago and has written three food-related memoirs. Her mother, Miriam, was used as a foil in all three. In one famous episode, ... (Full article: 520 words)

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