Cathy Erway is the author of The Art of Eating In: How I Learned to Stop Spending and Love the Stove, which USA Today hailed, “deserves a toast” and was named one of the “Top Favorite Cookbooks” of 2010 by Serious Eats. It was based on her two years of going without restaurant food and her popular blog on that topic, Not Eating Out In New York.
Cathy has written about food at The Huffington Post, Saveur, PAPER Magazine, Serious Eats, Civil Eats, The L Magazine, Edible Manhattan, Edible Brooklyn, and other publications. Cathy has hosted the weekly talk radio show podcast, Eat Your Words, on Heritage Radio Network for five years, which has featured guests such as Mark Bittman and Amanda Hesser. Cathy co-founded the half-Asian social group and supper club, The Hapa Kitchen. She has hosted numerous cooking classes and fundraiser events for local food causes, and has spoken on numerous panels about food trends and blogging. She lives, writes, cooks and grows in Brooklyn.