Andrew F. Smith

Andrew F. Smith

Food historian

http://andrewfsmith.com/
Andrew F. Smith is the author or editor of 32 books and encyclopedias, including the award-winning Oxford Encyclopedia on Food and Drink in America (OUP, 2013), Fast Food: The Good, the Bad and the Hungry (Reaktion, 2016) and three-volume Food in America (ABC-CLIO (2017). He teaches American Culinary History, Contemporary Food Controversies, and Professional Food Writing in the Food Studies Department at the New School in Manhattan and is the editor of the Edible Series and the Food Controversies Series for Reaktion Books in London. He has been regularly interviewed on radio and television, including National Public Radio, the History Channel, and the Food Network. He has served as historical consultant to several television series, including PBS’s “What We Eat” and “History Detectives,” the Food Network’s “Heavyweights;” the History Channel’s “American Eats;” Discovery’s “How Stuff is Made;” and the National Geographic Channel’s six-episode miniseries, “Eat: The Story of Food.”
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