YOU'RE GOING NOWHERE: Travel with Lucky PeachIn this star-studded panel discussion, Lucky Peach editors and writers will reveal hard-won secrets about finding rock bottom airline fares, eating street food without ever getting sick, tricking hotels into upgrading you like a Kardashian, and how to engage in sex tourism without damaging your karma. Or, in the event that none of that is possible, will mumble about travel while you drink free beer. Either way it's a win! With Jason Polan, Genevieve Roth, Andy Ricker, Greg Larson, and Peter Meehan. Sponsored by Tiger Beer.Jason Polan is an artist from Michigan.Genevieve Roth is the special projects director at Glamour Magazine. She has held editorial positions at GQ, Esquire, and Marie Claire, and has worked in New York, Australia, East Africa, Asia, and all through the Subcontinent. She is small, but scrappy.Andy Ricker is the owner and executive chef behind Pok Pok, with four restaurants in Portland, OR, and three in NYC, as well as a beverage company that specializes in drinking vinegars. Since 1993, he has spent several months each year traveling, eating, cooking, and studying the food culture in Thailand, and he brings that experience to each of his restaurants.Peter Meehan writes about food. He was the $25 & Under columnist for the New York Times for four years, and he has written for many food magazines, including Food & Wine and Bon Appetit. He has co-authored cookbooks, including The Frankies Spuntino Kitchen Companion & Cooking Manual and Momofuku with David Chang. In 2011, he and Chang launched Lucky Peach Magazine in conjunction with San Francisco-based publisher McSweeney's. Both Lucky Peach and Momofuku have landed on the New York Times best seller lists.Greg Larson is the former director of the VAD Foundation, a small nonprofit founded by Valentino Achak Deng and Dave Eggers that builds schools in South Sudan. He is currently a graduate student at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.About Lucky PeachLucky Peach is a quarterly journal of food and writing, published by McSweeney’s, the independent publishing house started by writer Dave Eggers. In 2012, Lucky Peach was the recipient of the Gourmand International Award for Best Food Magazine in the World and has been on the New York Times bestseller list for Issues 2 and 3.Each issue of Lucky Peach explores a single topic through in-depth travelogues, essays, art, photography, and recipes, all presented in a full-color, meticulously designed format. Magazine contributors are creative professionals from all fields, ranging from chefs to artists to authors. Past contributors have included Anthony Bourdain, Harold McGee, Wylie Dufresne, Mario Batali, Marc Maron, David Simon and Jonathan Gold.
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