Chloe Berk is a food and lifestyle photographer whose passion for photography was ignited while studying abroad in Paris, France. Now living in Philadelphia, she is enjoying exploring the vibrant food and arts scene the city has to offer.
Diana Cercone writes about food, art and travel. Her work has appeared in regional magazines as well as in The New York Times. An advocate of sustainable agriculture, she strives to build awareness about local food and the benefits of buying and enjoying it through her writing.
Robert DiGiacomo is the Philadelphia dining writer for Gayot.com and the co-founder of The City Traveler.com. His articles on food and drink, travel and other topics have appeared in The Washington Post, The Philadelphia Inquirer and Taste magazine.
Heather Diane Hardison
Heather Diane Hardison is an illustrator and sign painter in Berkeley, CA. She is the author and illustrator of the food blog Illustrated Bites and is working on her first book. When she isn’t drawing, Heather can be found on her roof tending to her bees.
Carrie Havranek writes about food and travel from her home in Easton, where she is a dedicated shopper of the Easton Farmers’ Market and explores the food scene for Lehigh Valley Style. She is the co-author of Frommer’s Philadelphia & the Amish Country.
Danya Henninger is culture editor for Billy Penn, a columnist at Philly Beer Scene magazine, a restaurant critic for the Courier-Post and a freelance beer writer. In 1997, she founded photo-video firm Imagic Digital with husband Mark Henninger. Find her on twitter at @phillydesign.
Liz Pacheco is a freelance writer in Philadelphia whose interest in food issues was sparked while completing her masters in environmental journalism at Michigan State. Former editor of Grid magazine, she is always on the lookout for stories on sustainable eating.
Virginia Perry-Unger is a self-taught artist hailing from upstate NY. An interest in gardening developed into a passion for farming, leading her to Central Vermont, the Hudson Valley, and finally to New Jersey. She is currently an intern at Howell Living History Farm working with draft animals.
Michael Persico (A Tall Glass of Autumn) is a photographer living and working in Philadelphia. He enjoys shooting bands, portraits and food, in a clean, minimal style. When not attending to the needs of his completely unreliable motorcycle, he enjoys a good surf, when he can get it, on a nice retro plank.
Caroline Russock is the food editor of Philadelphia City Paper. Past gigs include vetting thousands of recipes for Serious Eats, bar-tending in rural Sicily and running a French bistro in San Diego.
Neal Santos is a photographer living and working in Philadelphia. Currently, he serves as the chief photographer at the Philadelphia City Paper. Additionally he runs a small-scale urban farm called Farm 51 with his partner.
Emily Teel writes for Grid Magazine, Serious Eats, and Foobooz, the food blog for Philadelphia Magazine. Though she loves Philly, she also has a soft spot for Parma, Italy, where she completed a Master of Arts in food culture and communications at the University of Gastronomic Sciences.
Albert Yee is a writer of fiction and nonfiction and a historical interpreter at Howell Living History Farm in Lambertville. He holds an MFA in writing from The New School, and is currently working on a novel about the living history movement.