A Conversation with Spilled Milk

March 22, 6pm: Spilled Milk: A conversation with food writers and podcasters Matthew Amster-Burton and Molly Wizenberg, moderated by Langdon Cook.


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As part of Beginnings, Matthew Amster-Burton and Molly Wizenberg share how the Spilled Milkpodcast program began, what role humor plays in their ideas, and what to make of the current popularity of food writing. Langdon Cook guides the conversation about this and other interpretations of the theme “beginnings.” As always, The Project Room audience is encouraged to join in the discussion!

About the Participants:

Molly Wizenberg is a writer and photographer. She is the voice behind Orangette, named the best food blog in the world by the London Times, and her first book, A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table, was a New York Times bestseller. Her work has been published in the Best Food Writing series,The Washington PostThe Art of Eating, and Creative Nonfiction, and she wrote a monthly column in Bon Appetit from 2008 to 2011. With her husband Brandon Pettit, she owns the restaurant Delancey, in Seattle.  She is currently working on her second book.

Matthew Amster-Burton is the author of Hungry Monkey: A Food-Loving Father’s Quest to Raise an Adventurous Eater. He has written for Gourmet, the Wall Street Journal, and the Seattle Times, and has been featured in the Best Food Writing anthology repeatedly.

Author of Fat of the Land: Adventures of a 21st Century Forager, Langdon Cook is a writer, instructor, and lecturer on wild foods and the outdoors. Cook has been profiled in Bon AppetitWSJ magazine, Martha Stewart’s Whole Living, and Salon.com, and his writing has appeared in numerous magazines and newspapers, including SunsetGray’s Sporting Journal, and Seattle Magazine. His on-screen credits include webisodes of The Perennial Plate and a forthcoming Food Network episode. Langdon’s next book is titled The Mushroom Hunters (Ballantine 2013).