Matt McMillen is a Washington, D.C.-based freelance writer who has been
covering health issues for the past four years, primarily for The
Washington Post. Food is his other primary beat. His work has appeared in
Gourmet, Bon Appetit, GQ, Women’s Health, the Chicago Tribune, and
elsewhere. He was also a contributing writer for the Oxford Encyclopedia of
Food and Drink in America. He has a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from
Loyola University in Chicago.