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Jonathan Kauffman

A former cook and dishwasher, Jonathan Kauffman is a James Beard Award winning journalist and staff writer at the San Francisco Chronicle. He was previously the restaurant critic at the East Bay Express, Seattle Weekly and SF Weekly, as well as the San Francisco editor at Tasting Table. He contributes regularly to San Francisco magazine and Wine & Spirits, and has written for Lucky Peach, Food & Wine.com and Slate. His articles have been anthologized in several editions of Best Food Writing. A native of Minnesota, he now lives in San Francisco.