Simon Majumdar is a world-renowned broadcaster, food writer, speaker, author and cook who has dedicated the second half of his time on this planet to fulfill his ambition to “Go Everywhere. Eat Everything.” It is a journey that has taken him to all fifty states and to dozens of countries around the world. He is currently the restaurant critic for Time Out Los Angeles and has written hundreds of articles for such outlets as The Guardian, Foodnetwork.com, The Times of London and The Daily Beast. He has also written three books: “Eat My Globe” (2009), “Eating for Britain” (2011), and his latest book, “Fed, White and Blue” (2015), catalogs his journey to American citizenship. Simon is also a well-recognized television personality, regularly appearing on shows such as Iron Chef America, Cutthroat Kitchen, Beat Bobby Flay, Cooks Vs Cons, The Next Iron Chef (Food Network), The Best Thing I Ever Ate (Food Network and Cooking Channel), and EAT: The Story of Food (Nat Geo). His new food history podcast, "Eat My Globe: Things You Didn't Know You Didn't Know About Food," launches in Fall 2018. He lives in Los Angeles.
Crystal Cove Auditorium
Followed by book signing
Fish and Chips: An International Story
Sponsored by Illuminations: The Chancellor's Arts and Culture Initiative as part of the Confronting Extremism Initiative. Event coordinated by Julia Lupton and Yong Chen in conjunction with Yong Chen's food history class.