Leigh Belanger is a food writer, editor, and recipe developer who has been enthusiastically cooking since she was a teenager. She studied Gastronomy at Boston University and is the author of the Boston Homegrown Cookbook. Her writing and recipes have been featured in Culture magazine (where she was the food editor), the Boston Globe, Edible Boston, and other publications. She is the founder of Salt & Lemons, a kitchen coaching service designed to inspire and teach people to cook more at home. She lives and cooks in Boston with her husband and two boys.
Stephanie Schorow learned to write with a hangover during her many years as a reported and editor for the Boston Herald, the Associated Press, the Stamford Advocate and other newspapers around the country. She is the author of six books about Boston history and teaches both writing and pottery. She shares her Medford home with 2 ½ cats. Visit her at www.stephanieschorow.com
Jim Botticelli moved to Boston in 1971 and never left. He is a former DJ at WMBR and WILD. He spent thirty years teaching for the Boston Public Schools and is the creator of the Dirty Old Boston Facebook page.
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Ethan Daniels is an award-winning photojournalist. His photography and journalism have appeared in Scuba Diver Australasia, Cape Cod Life, Underwater Photography Magazine, and Sport Diving Magazine, among other publications. He lives in Berkeley, CA with his family.
Meg Muckenhoupt’s articles on travel in Boston and local environmental issues have appeared in The Boston Globe, Boston Phoenix, Boston Magazine and the Time Out Boston Guide. Her book Sigmund Freud: Explorer of the Unconscious (Oxford University Press) won the American Academy of Sciences 1998 Best Science Books for Junior High and High School Readers, and has been translated into seven languages. She holds a certificate in Field Botany from the New England Wild Flower Society.