One of the boys of SF Weekly sounds a bit envious today at the announcement that Eater SF‘s Paolo Lucchesi would be leaving blogistan for the food department at the SF Chronicle (AKA The Tower of Bauer) — SFoodie’s John Birdsall rather snidely notes “After spending two years at Eater calling him Mikey Two Stars, and even busting his cover, Paolo Lucchesi will be calling Chronicle executive food editor ‘boss.'”
Hmm, this certainly provides some insight into why Birdsall seems to prefer to talk shit about sites smaller than his own — less to worry about if/when on the job search if you mainly punch down. If only Paolo had followed Birsdall’s lead and spent more time picking on Tumblrs and WordPress.com blogs, less discussing SFGate/Chron content!
Lucchesi, for his part, graciously declined to comment on Birdsall’s worries on his behalf. Good luck, Paolo, you know we’re sincere when we say that we’re rooting for you.