Bao moved to New York to combine his love of food and journalism. After working as a newspaper reporter for a few years, he enrolled in the French Culinary Institute and started blogging for The Strong Buzz. He also worked for the restaurant critic Gael Greene. He contributes to The New York Times, Gotham Magazine and Zagat, among other publications.
Location: New York, New York
Favorite foods: All carbs: pasta, rice, potatoes.
Last bite on earth: A big bowl of my mom's pho (Vietnamese beef noodle soup...extra rice noodles, of course).