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Will Fertman

Articles written by Will Fertman

Will Fertman is a writer and food business entrepreneur living in Berkeley, CA. A former staff writer and web manager for culture, Will wrote the Ruminations column for the magazine and spent lots of time wrangling social media. Today Will is the Director of Content and co-founder at the monger, a data-driven platform for the specialty food industry, supplying accountable information and transactions for producers, distributors, retailers, foodservice and consumers.


Italian mostarda does for cheese what wasabi does for sushi

The Cheese Knife

Forget a hot knife through butter, from now on we’ll say “like a plastic knife through semisoft cheese”

Mark Bittman’s Milk Freak-Out Part 2: Do Your Arithmetic

glass of milk

In my last post, I covered a few of the ways Mark Bittman abused evolution and empolyed weasly logic in his recent attempt to generalize his personal health issues with milk. While it came in the form of an opinion piece, I was troubled that the New York Times would publish anything in its pages […]

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