Ruth Bourdain to Write Advice Column

Mystery mash-up character Ruth Bourdain quickly grabbed the eyes and ears of the food world with his/her witty, subversive, and adjective-ridden commentary via Twitter and Tumblr. Take for example this tweet from today: "When spatchcocking a chicken, spreading your own legs is totally optional." Melding Ruth Reichl's haiku-like flow crossed with Anthony Bourdain's vulgar prose has garnered quite a prolific audience, but RuBo's already taking things to the next level, heading up a biweekly etiquette column called Ask RuBo on Early reports claim negotiations involved smoking tangerine zest, payment in pork belly, and an identity-disguising country ham headdress worn by the columnist. [CHOW]

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