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Stephanie Lucianovic

A former picky eater, Stephanie V.W. Lucianovic is a freelance writer, editor, and lapsed cheesemonger in the San Francisco Bay Area. She has been writing for KQED's Bay Area Bites since its inception and is the website editor for the Emmy-award winning Check, Please Bay Area. She has written for,, Popular Science, The New York Times,The Washington Post, and The Boston Globe. An original recapper at Television Without Pity, she also worked on a line of cookbooks for William-Sonoma and in the back kitchen of a Jacques Ppin cooking show.

Her first book, SUFFERING SUCCOTASH: A Picky Eater's Quest To Understand Why We Hate the Foods We Hate is a non-fiction narrative and a heartfelt and humorous expos on the inner lives of picky eaters. She lives in Menlo Park with her husband, son, and assorted cats. Check her out at The Grub Report or follow her on Twitter at grubreport.