Sophie Egan is the director of programs and culinary nutrition for the Strategic Initiatives Group at The Culinary Institute of America. Based in San Francisco, Egan is a contributor to The New York Times’ Well blog, and has written about food and health for KQED, WIRED, Time, and Sunset magazine, where she worked on The Sunset Cookbook and The One-Block Feast book. She recently released her first book, Devoured: From Chicken Wings to Kale Smoothies—How What We Eat Defines Who We Are. She holds a master of public health from University of California, Berkeley, with a focus on health and social behavior, and a bachelor of arts with honors in history from Stanford University.
Sophie Egan takes readers on an eye-opening journey through how and what Americans eat and why—a flavorful blend of The Omnivore’s Dilemma, Salt Sugar Fat, and Freakonomics that reveals how the way we live shapes the way we eat.