Linda Civitello

Linda Civitello ate her way around the world while writing for the Guinness Book of World Records television shows. Stateside, she wrangled actors on movie sets and helped in the writing of The Ragman’s Son, the autobiography of actor Kirk Douglas. Linda is also the author of Cuisine & Culture: a History of Food and People, and her book Baking Powder Wars: The Cutthroat Food Fight That Revolutionized Cooking was on the Smithsonian 10 Best Food Books of 2017. Linda’s current project is Screen Cuisine: Food & Film From Prohibition to James Bond.

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