Linda Barnard

Raised in a family of passionate food lovers, Linda Barnard is an award-winning film and travel writer who believes the table is the best way to get to know a place or people. Her travels have led to stories - and memorable food - all over the world. A former restaurant critic and cocktail columnist, she lives in Toronto's Cabbagetown with her Dutch-born partner, Hans, and their enormous cat and prides herself on being a lifelong member of the Clean Plate Club.