We've been making some gradual changes to the Digest, and this name change is the next step in that process. Best of Chowhound posts (just like Digest posts before it) highlight great content from some of our most popular Chowhound boards. I encourage those who haven't looked in a while to check it out, and if you've never read these posts before, now is a great time to start. Here are some recent changes:
1) Each Best of Chowhound Blog (New York City, Boston, Los Angeles Area, San Francisco Bay Area, Home Cooking, and General Topics) now has 5 posts per week. Instead of publishing them all at once, the posts are distributed over the course of the week, so if you've subscribed to the RSS feed or have bookmarked the page, you can check back every day to read new content.
2) Best of Chowhound posts now contain photographs. We love it when users post great photos along with their restaurant reviews or recipe ideas, and some of the best photos may get featured on Best of Chowhound. We're hoping that this Best of Chowhound blog will be even more engaging, thanks to the great writing and photos.
3) There's no longer an "Overheard" section like there was in the Digest, but you still might see Chowhound users being quoted within posts. There's no lack of love for great writing or great tips.
4) It's easy to get to Best of Chowhound via the new Blogs drop down, accessible from anywhere on CHOW.
Here are links to the various Best of Chowhound Pages:
Best of Chowhound (includes all 6 blogs): http://www.chow.com/digest/
Best of Chowhound Home Cooking: http://www.chow.com/digest/home-cooking/
Best of Chowhound General Topics: http://www.chow.com/digest/general-to...
Best of Chowhound Los Angeles Area: http://www.chow.com/digest/los-angeles/
Best of Chowhound San Francisco Bay Area: http://www.chow.com/digest/san-franci...
Best of Chowhound New York City: http://www.chow.com/digest/new-york-c...
Best of Chowhound Boston: http://www.chow.com/digest/boston/
You can subscribe to an RSS feed for any of these pages, or if you're a registered user, you can subscribe to the respective email newsletters via the Settings section of your Profile page.