, which won the 2010 IACP First Book/Julia Child Award. My work has appeared in
My writing has been featured in the Best Food Writing
series from 2001 to 2014. I won the 2008 James Beard Award for Newspaper Feature Writing Without Recipes for my article “In a ’64 T-Bird, Chasing a Date with a Clam
” and was nominated for the same award the following year for my article “Perfection? Hint: It’s Warm and Has a Secret
,” both from the New York Times
. My site, Leite's Culinaria, also won a James Beard Award in 2006 and 2007. And I was a 2006 winner of the Bert Green Award for Food Journalism.
On radio, I've been a guest on "Last Chance Foods
," a segment of NPR's "All Things Considered
," as well as a frequent guest on the Martha Stewart radio program "Living Today." I've been featured on Lucinda Scala Quinn's program "Mad Hungry." I was also a guest host of the Martha Stewart radio program “Cooking Today
." Currently, I'm a correspondent for the public radio’s food program The Splendid Table
hosted by Lynne Rossetto Kasper.