The meals we consume—alone or with others, at home or far afield —do much more than just satisfy our appetites. They also connect us to some of our most deeply-felt personal experiences: memory, family, sense of place, culture. Like Proust’s madeleine, the flavors, aromas, and preparations of certain foods have a unique power to bring […]
Sarah Gold is an award-winning journalist who has written about food and travel for the past 15 years. She has worked as a Connecticut dining critic for The New York Times; an editor for Travel + Leisure, Condé Nast Traveler and Fodor’s Travel Guides; and a contributor to The Wall Street Journal, New York Magazine, Slate, Departures, AFAR, and many other publications. She received her MFA in Nonfiction Writing from The New School, and has taught creative nonfiction in the Continuing Education division of U.C. Berkeley.