Allen Salkin is a respected food and culture journalist with over 20 years of experience. He has authored or co-authored three books and writes for a long list of publications.
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- A recognized expert on food media and cultural trends
- Author of "From Scratch: The Uncensored History of the Food Network"
- A journalist writing for The New York Times, Bon Appétit, Saveur, and more
Allen Salkin was a writer for The Spruce Eats covering cookbooks. The goal of his writing was to deliver fascinating, mouthwatering, share-worthy tips on getting into the world of food writing along with recipes, news of new cookbooks, and food-related books of note.
He has written for a long list of outlets and appears frequently on television and radio as an expert on food media ("Morning Joe," CNN, "Nightline", politics, Festivus, and cultural trends such as monocles.
He has interviewed countless chefs and food writers, among them Ferran Adrià (who once came to Allen's apartment to cook him lunch), Anthony Bourdain, Mario Batali, Roy Choi, Susan Feniger, Bobby Flay, Wolfgang Puck, Michael Voltaggio, and David Chang. He interviews food writers such as Ruth Reichl and Gabrielle Hamilton for the New Books in Food podcast and often serves as a judge at various cooking contests.
Allen attended University of California, Berkeley for his bachelor's degree and New York University for a master's degree in journalism. He has taught at N.Y.U.
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About The Spruce Eats
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