With more than three decades at Bon Appetit Magazine—including over ten years as editor-in-chief—Barbara Fairchild is a nationally recognized expert in the areas of food, restaurants, and travel. These days she is enjoying a second career as a freelance writer, editor, public speaker, radio personality, and journalism professor. She has appeared on numerous television programs, including the "Today" show; Food Network's "Iron Chef America;" and "Hell's Kitchen" and "Kitchen Nightmares," both with Gordon Ramsay. In 2000, Fairchild was inducted into the James Beard Foundation's "Who's Who in American Food & Beverage". She lives in LA, "where the sun is always shining and any culinary dream is possible."