Courtney Apple, a Philadelphia native, is an editorial and commercial photographer. Inspired by exotic feasts, dinner parties and her constant quest to find the most authentic dish possible wherever she may be, Courtney’s work has been published in Bon Appétit, Homes & Gardens and Philadelphia Magazine.
Michele W. Berger
Michele W. Berger is a journalist who writes about food, science and the environment. She is currently the science editor for weather.com. This is her first story for Edible Philly.
Peggy Paul Casella
Peggy Paul Casella is a cookbook editor, writer, and produce peddler based in the Philly’s Fishtown neighborhood, and author of the blog Thursday Night Pizza. To learn more about Peggy, visit peggy-paul.com.
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.
Amanda Feifer is the fermentation educator behind the blog Phickle.com, where she shares her recipes for fermented foods and beverages of all kinds. She lives in Philadelphia with her husband and their rambunctious pit bull pup.
Sarah Grey is a freelance writer and editor at Grey Editing LLC (greyediting.com) in Fishtown, Philadelphia, and the force behind Friday Night Meatballs (fridaynightmeatballs.com). Her writing can be found at sarahgreywrites.com.
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.
Rebecca McAlpin is a photographer who was born and raised in the Philly area and was thrilled when she recently moved back. Her favorite food is a farm fresh tomato. More of her work can be seen at rebeccamcalpin.com.
Saul Rosenbaum is an illustrator and designer who enjoys bright colors and big bold shapes. When not drawing he enjoys a nice cold craft beer, great chicken wings and a good movie.
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.