Alexander Lobrano Alexander Lobrano grew up in Connecticut and lived in Boston, New York and London, before moving to France in 1986. He now divides his time between Paris and a house in a village near Uzes, in the South of France. Alexander is a well-known authority on French cooking, restaurants, gastronomic culture, and wine, and has written for most of the English-speaking world's best newspapers and food magazines.Expertise: French Food, French Cooking, Traveling in France, French Culture, French WineExperience: Alexander Lobrano has lived in France for 35 years and is the ultimate English-speaking authority of French restaurants. He also has a huge knowledge of French cooking, wine, and culture and knows France more intimately and authoritatively than any place in the United States, where he was born. He writes regularly for the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Australian Gourmet Traveller, Der Feinschmecker, Food & Wine, and many other publications. He is the author of Hungry for Paris, Hungry for France, and My Place at the Table: A Recipe for a Delicious Life in Paris. Alexander is a recipient of James Beard and Bert Greene awards. About Food & Wine Food & Wine, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for anyone passionate about the culinary world. With rigorously tested recipes and the most trusted restaurant, drinks, culinary travel and home coverage, we inspire and empower people everywhere to discover, create, and devour the best in food and wine. Learn more about us and our editorial process.