Brian Hogan Stewart

Brian Hogan Stewart is the host and creator of Salt + Spine, a top-rated podcast on the stories behind cookbooks. Salt + Spine features in-depth interviews with cookbook authors from Nigella Lawson, Samin Nosrat, Jacques Pépin, Diana Henry, and Rose Levy Beranbaum. Recorded at San Francisco’s The Civic Kitchen, the show also features regular commentary from Celia Sack of Omnivore Books, Paula Forbes of Stained Page News, and other guests. A cookbook-obsessed former journalist, Stewart is a once-budding chef who skipped culinary school to pursue communications and has worked in journalism, new media, and politics. A native of Iowa, he has a degree in journalism, English, and American studies from the University of Iowa.