A former picky eater, Stephanie V.W. Lucianovic is a freelance writer, editor, and lapsed cheesemonger. She has been writing for KQED's Bay Area Bites since its inception and is the website editor for the Emmy-award winning "Check, Please! Bay Area." She has written for The New York Times, The Washington Post, CNN.com, MSNBC.com, and The Boston Globe. An original recapper at Television Without Pity, she also worked on a line of cookbooks for Williams-Sonoma and in the back kitchen of a Jacques Pépin cooking show.
Her first book, SUFFERING SUCCOTASH: A Picky Eater's Quest To Understand Why We Hate the Foods We Hate is a non-fiction narrative and a heartfelt and humorous exposé on the inner lives of picky eaters. She lives with her husband, son, and assorted cats in Northern California.