Tejal Rao is a writer, photographer, cook and the Restaurant Editor at Gilt Taste. She was born in London and raised there, Kuwait, Khartoum, Paris and Atlanta. After studying literature, she worked as a line cook, a baker, a barista and a French translator. She lives in Brooklyn and tweets at @tejalrao.
L. Nichols is a Brooklyn-based artist and designer who makes paintings, self-publishes comics, grows heirloom vegetables and is currently working on a design project for New York's La Esquina. L. is on Tumblr and Twitter.