These 40 up-and-comers—all 40 years old or younger—are changing the way Americans eat and drink, from a vodka distiller who rewrote Nebraska's Prohibition-era laws to a White House chef who's fiercely fighting to improve school-lunch programs.

Food & Wine
October 17, 2011

 

Zach Brooks: Food Blogger

Zach Brooks

 

Photo © Alexandra Penfold.

 

If chefs now think launching a food truck is a good idea, they may have Brooks to thank. Four years ago, the 34-year-old launched his Midtown Lunch website in Manhattan with the belief that a tasty, $10-or-less lunch is every office worker's inalienable right. Now he has thousands of followers with whom he shares his discoveries of schnitzel trucks and the like, and he has expanded to L.A. and Philadelphia.

 

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