Nick Kindelsperger

Nick Kindelsperger is a contributing writer at Serious Eats.
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Education: DePauw University
  • Nick became a food critic for the Chicago Tribune in May 2021, sharing the position with fellow reporter Louisa Chu. He writes bi-weekly restaurant reviews and weekly news stories about the local food scene.
  • He was the founding editor for Serious Eats Chicago, where he developed locally focused food features and regular columns, wrote daily posts, and recruited freelance writers.     
  • Nick co-created the popular home cooking blog The Paupered Chef in 2006, which was featured as “Best of the Web” by Saveur.   


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