Kim Severson at a tea planation in Kerala, India.

Kim Severson at a tea planation in Kerala, India.

New York Times national food correspondent Kim Severson Kim Severson has reported on just about every conceivable culinary topic from museum cafeterias to heirloom popcorn to New Orleans’ culinary rebirth after Hurricane Katrina. Over the years she’s picked up a packet of prizes for her work, including four James Beard Awards.

Her love of food was forged early, both by cooking at her mother’s side and watching TV food shows like ”The Frugal Gourmet,” “The Galloping Gourmet” and any show featuring the legendary Julia Child.Recently she’s gotten a taste for food audio. Her favorite shows/series include: 

The Splendid Table

Milk Street Radio

I Love You So Much 

The Kitchen Sisters’ Hidden Kitchens

For funsies, we asked Severson to review the International Worldwide Global Biscuit Review, a semi-serious podcast about cookies. She found it to be delectable.

Check out more of her work here.

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