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Sam Sifton

New York Times Assistant Managing Editor, Cookbook Author - Panelist Blurb

Sam Sifton is an assistant managing editor of The New York Times, overseeing culture and lifestyle coverage. He is the founding editor of New York Times Cooking and was formerly the national news editor, the restaurant critic, the culture editor and a columnist for The New York Times Magazine. He is the author of three cookbooks, most recently No-Recipe Recipes, and writes The Times's "What to Cook" newsletter.

A native of Brooklyn, he lives there still, with his family and maybe one too many dogs.