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Ethan  Frisch

Ethan Frisch

Ethan Frisch is the co-host of Why Food? and a chef, entrepreneur and activist. He's the co-founder of Burlap & Barrel (, the first and only comprehensive single origin spice company in the United States. As a chef, he worked in high (and low)-end restaurants in New York City and London, and as a humanitarian aid worker, he lived and worked in Afghanistan and on the Syrian-Jordanian border.

Vallery  Lomas

Vallery Lomas

Vallery Lomas is a lawyer turned baking blogger and food writer. She is best known for winning ABC’s “The Great American Baking Show” and has also appeared on CNN, Fox, and the Hallmark Channel. She is currently balancing working on her debut cookbook with Clarkson Potter. You can follow her on Instagram @FoodieInNewYork.

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