Michael Harlan Turkell, a once aspiring chef, now award winning photographer, who for years captured the inner workings of kitchens for his James Beard nominated BACK OF THE HOUSE project, which documented the lives of chefs in their restaurant world. For the past 5 plus years, Michael has been recording his weekly food podcast, THE FOOD SEEN, at HeritageRadioNetwork.org, which was a finalist for a Stitcher Award in 2013 & 2013. Michael continues to travel the land, in search of good people with inspired ideas, expressing themselves through their culture and cuisine. He’s photographed over a dozen cookbooks, and is now authoring his first, “ACID TRIP: A Fermented Look Into Vinegar’s Soured Past and Bright Future”, due out by Abrams in Spring 2017.