Photo of Kae Lani Palmisano
Photo of Kae Lani Palmisano

Kae Lani Palmisano

Kae Lani Palmisano is an Emmy Award-winning television food show host and a food and travel writer exploring the journey that food takes to the plate. She lives by the motto, "Life is too short to live anything but deliciously."

Expertise: Culinary Travel, Food History, Foodways, Food Culture

Experience: Kae Lani Palmisano is the host of "Check, Please! Philly", a television show that explores dining throughout the Philadelphia region. She is also the host and writer of WHYY's "Delishtory", a digital series on the history of food. Before becoming a television host, Kae Lani was a contributing editor for USA Today 10Best. There, she whisked readers away to sip cocktails spiked with tarantula venom in Mexico City, indulge in Germany's 1,000-year-old winemaking tradition, and explore the rural New Zealand countryside. Additionally, Kae Lani has published stories in the Philadelphia Inquirer, KitchenAid Stories, Roads & Kingdoms, Thrillist, Eater Philly, and more.
"Everyone deserves to eat not just healthy, fresh foods, but comforting sweets as well."