Irvin Lin

Irvin Lin
Business: Eat the Love
Location: San Francisco, CA
Education: Washington University in St. Louis
Expertise: Baking, American Food, Southern/Comfort Cuisine, Midwest Food

Irvin Lin is a contributing writer for Serious Eats. He’s written and created content focusing on food, travel and lifestyle for over 10 years. 


  • Irvin is a critically acclaimed cookbook author. His first cookbook "Marbled, Swirled, and Layered" was chosen as one of the best baking cookbooks of 2016 in the New York Times and highlighted in Entertainment Weekly, O Magazine, Library Journal and Booklist.
  • He is an IACP-award winning photographer, an IACP-nominated blogger, and blue-ribbon baker.
  • His blog Eat the Love was nominated by Saveur magazine in the category of Best Baking Blog 2011.



About Serious Eats

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