Elazar Sontag

Elazar Sontag is a writer from Oakland, California, living in Brooklyn. He’s the author of Flavors of Oakland: A Cookbook in 20 Stories, a book about home cooks and their food cultures. He's a contributor to the Washington Post, New York Magazine, Vice, and this excellent website. Find him on Instagram: e_zar

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