What magazines,websites, and blogs do yall subscribe to keep your edge in the restaurant industry?

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Glad to see I can answer with a bias as well.

I write a blog from the perspective of being a pastry chef and i also collect blogs written by chefs and cooks, so I visit those pretty often. Here's my list:

Blogs:
Eggbeater (mine)
Line Cook.
Michael Laiskonis (pastry chef)
Tasting Menu-- Dana
Cannelle et Vanille
Chez Pim
101 Cookbooks
In Praise of Sardines
{More Here.}
Slow Food

Magazines:
FoodArts
Martha Stewart
Food & Wine
Saveur
Edible San Francisco (it's National, so a lot of cities have their own)
San Francisco Magazine
NY Magazine
New Yorker (they've started to have a lot more in depth coverage of chefs and food writing)
Edward Behr's Quarterly Newsletter, The Art of Eating

Wednesday Newspapers:
NY Times
LA Times

This is a great topic! Thanks for bringing it up!
SF Chronicle
Restaurant Start Up & Growth is one of the best. You can sign-up for a Free Six Month Subscription at my website http://www.foodserviceresource.com/UsefulLink/UsefulLinks.htm. Another on-line Newsletter that I like is Daily Restaurant Industry News.
NRN is the basic rag. I also like Food Arts and Saveur but I tend to be in fine dining. There are others but those are all I generally have time to focus on.
Food Arts
Sante
Cheers
NRN
Restaurants & Institutions
I publish Foodservice East and www.foodserviceeast.com so that's my biased reply, but if you're in the Northeast - and even elsewhere - it's worth checking out. We've been around 83 years, so that says something! I freelance for Nation's Restaurant News, FoodService Director, Foodservice Equipment & Supplies, and Restaurant Business and they're all national, well respected books that do a good job informing their readers. The NY Times Dining Section on Wed. is a must, and so is New York Magazine for me, and Crain's NY Business. I got my start at Restaurants & Institutions when it was called Institutions, so I have a soft spot for it. Jane Wallace, the publisher for many years, was a great person to work with. I don't know if there's anyone left who remembers her, or Jim Myers who edited it for a while and then went to Cooking for Profit. It was a fun time to be there - Phil Cooke worked for many years with FCSI was there as well, and Jerry Greenfield. Does anyone remember those folks?
I'll second that. Susan is in the "know"!
I love QSR and Gourmet Retailer just for the ads alone. Bringing in new products keeps my stores fresh. I try to bring in something new every 2 months! I love new product reviews!! Susan
FoodArts is great one, and is free for industry professionals. My other favorties are Restaurant Business, Hotel and Conference Center, and Saveur. Saveur doesn't have a lot articles on the industry, but a great mag to brainstorm from.
Actually read or subscribe to? When I can sqeeze anything in it's Today's Restaurant News or Savuer.
Thanks for the kind words.
NRN
Saveur
Food Arts
Chain Leader
Restaurant Start Up and Growth is top of list for me. I also like Sante and Cheers.

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