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Louisa Kasdon

Louisa Kasdon is the author of more than 500 published articles about food, health, and business. She is a contributing editor at The Phoenix and the founder of Let’s Talk About Food.

Latest by Louisa Kasdon


Hot Pink Is The New Black

By Louisa Kasdon

I’ve had it with women dressing like hens, wrens and blackbirds. It’s winter, ladies, not a daguerreotype.


Why I Will Miss Locke-Ober

By Louisa Kasdon

At its height and in all its glory, Locke-Ober wasn’t just a restaurant. It was a vehicle for social transformation in a world where there was but one path to success: fitting in.


Let’s Make Soda Uncool

By Louisa Kasdon

With studies showing that sugar-sweetened beverages are making us fat, it’s time to take matters into our own hands.


Organic Food Under Fire? Not So Fast

By Louisa Kasdon

A new study is tarnishing the public perception of organic food. But not so fast, says commentator Louisa Kasdon. She defends organic products and places the movement in a larger context.


Cannibalizing Our Restaurant Community

By Louisa Kasdon

From the Seaport to the suburbs, countless large-scale restaurant construction projects are underway. But, asks commentator Louisa Kasdon, who besides the real estate developers and the leasing agents stands to gain?