Remembering Dotty Griffith, Pioneering Food Journalist
You knew Dotty Griffith was a Texan the minute you met her. The cookbook author and longtime food editor and restaurant critic at the Dallas Morning News—who died Monday at the age of 71—had the drawl, the bigger-than-life personality, and the swagger. She was adept at using them, plus her megawatt smile, to connect with people and put them at ease. But she was also aware that her presence put chefs and restaurateurs on notice that she was not to be trifled with or ignored. And she was not kidding about the identity; the seasoned journalist was a fifth-generation Texan.The cause of Griffith’s death was pancreatic cancer, as reported by the Dallas Morning News. In her typical way, with self-deprecating wit, she had been open…View Original Post
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