#TBT: The Bay Area Newspapers and Magazines That Are No More

#TBT: The Bay Area Newspapers and Magazines That Are No More


No one loves a magazine or a newspaper more than we do; and being a bustling, creative metropolis, the Bay Area has its share of top-notch periodicals.

But as everyone knows, publishing is tough and favorite rags come and go, whether due to lack of funding, changing readership, the advent of digital or, you know, writers quitting their pen gigs to instead go mine for gold.

This week, take a look back at some local gazettes that have come and gone.

Lucky Peach (2011 - 2017)

With offices in SF and New York,Lucky Peach quickly gained a cult following of obsessive foodies nationwide thanks to its uniquely modern, irreverent take on cooking and restaurant culture and a dream team at the helm—former McSweeney's editor/publisher Chris Ying, NYT restaurant critic Peter Meehan, and chef David Chang of Momofuku fame. By the time Lucky Peachcalled it quits in 2017, 30,000 subscribers were devouring its print magazine while around 750,000 digested its website monthly.

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