James Boo

James Boo is a contributing writer at Serious Eats.
Location: Brooklyn, New York
Education: University of California, Berkeley
Expertise: Barbecue
  • James Boo was the founder and editor-in-chief of the Real Cheap Eats guide and co-founded the food blog The Eaten Path.
  • His documentary series, 1 Minute Meals, is a 60-part web series exploring New York City lives through food.
  • Boo is a documentary filmmaker and launched a podcast called Self-Evident, telling the stories of what it means to be American as told by Asian Americans.


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