Supposedly I have “too many cookbooks.”

I spend a lot of time in the kitchen and I read food writing like it’s my job. (When I was a restaurant publicist and later worked for a food education nonprofit, it kind of was.)

This newsletter is my outlet for the way too many opinions I have about the world of food. Every couple of weeks, you’ll get a mix of cookbook reviews and commentary on food writing, chef memoirs, and food media drama. The content will probably not be timely—I already have over 40 cookbooks so there’s a bit of a backlog to get through—but it will be delicious.

Recommendations are all collected on my Bookshop page here.

Find me on Instagram at @yungggarlic , where I also post cooking tutorials in my stories.