Andrew Simmons

A native of Louisville, Kentucky, Andrew Simmons currently lives in Los Angeles. He is a teacher, writer, and musician. He has written for the Believer, New York Times, and Gastronomica.

Food
Sept. 7 2014 7:30 PMFood Festivals Are RevoltingThese modern-day bacchanals showcase the worst features of American life.
Food
Aug. 28 2013 5:20 AMAll Hail HushpuppiesThe golden cornmeal morsels are the best fried food in existence.
Food
June 6 2014 8:36 AMGastronomic BigotryDo you think an ethnic restaurant caused your food poisoning? You might be a little bit racist.
Food
Dec. 28 2012 11:12 AM“On Top of Spaghetti”Why don’t children sing more songs about meat?
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Working
Nov. 27 2014 12:31 PM Slate’s Working Podcast: Episode 11 Transcript Read what David Plotz asked a helicopter paramedic about his workday.