Brian Hogan Stewart is the host and creator of Salt + Spine, a top-rated podcast on the stories behind cookbooks. Featured by Apple Podcasts in its first season, Salt + Spine features in-depth interviews with cookbook authors on the creation, evolution, and lasting legacy of their work. Recorded at San Francisco’s The Civic Kitchen, the show also features commentary from Celia Sack of Omnivore Books. A cookbook-obsessed former journalist, Stewart is a once-budding chef who passed on culinary school to pursue communications and has worked extensively in journalism and new media. Salt + Spine is produced by Stewart and Alison Sullivan.