Some foodies are blessed with a great passion and appreciation for food, as well as a talent for expressing themselves through the written word. For this particular breed of foodie, often the best choice is to become a food writer or blogger. Sure, it may lack the glamour and prestige of running an upscale kitchen or creating the latest culinary craze, but you do get to have a hand in educating and informing others about all things food.
Being a restaurant critic is probably the most traditional form of food writing. However, being a food writer these days involves more than just critiquing food. Food writers and bloggers often cover a wide range of topics, such as culinary trends, farmers' markets and how love is like stinky cheese (i.e., with luck, both get better over time).