- Jed Portman has written articles about Southern cuisine at Serious Eats and has contributed to Lucky Peach and USA Today publications.
- He is the founder and editor of Midwesterner, a newsletter about the diversity and cuisine of the Midwest.
- He was the assistant food editor for Garden & Gun magazine from 2012 - 2017.
Jed Portman has written about some of the South’s more obscure foods and drinks for Serious Eats. He is a food journalist who specializes in Southern food and Midwestern cuisine. Jed was the assistant food editor for Garden & Gun magazine from 2012 - 2017. He now writes and edits a Substack newsletter, Midwesterner, where he plans to show how diverse the people and cuisines in the fly-over states really are. He’s contributed to three books in the Garden & Gun series: The Southerner's Handbook: A Guide to Living the Good Life (2013), The Southerner's Cookbook: Recipes, Wisdom, and Stories (2015), and S is for Southern: A Guide to the South, from Absinthe to Zydeco (2017). His work has also appeared in Lucky Peach and USA Today.
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