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Lindsay Christians (she/hers) is a full-time food editor and arts writer at The Capital Times in Madison, Wisconsin. She is the author of two books, “Madison Chefs: Stories of Food, Farms and People” (UW Press, 2021) and "The Osteria Papavero Cookbook: Recipes from the Italian shack and beyond" with Francesco Mangano (Little Creek Press, 2023).  

In 2016, she founded a podcast about food and drink in Madison called The Corner Table (2016-2021). She currently runs the Cooking with the Cap Times video series, chef demos held monthly at Kessenich's Innovation Center. In addition to the Cap Times, her food writing has also appeared in Daily Coffee News, Eating Well, Feast & Field, Growler, The Heavy Table and Zagat, as well as “The Secret Atlas of North Coast Food” (2013). 

Lindsay is a member of the American Theatre Critics Association and runs the Jerry Awards Student Critics program at Overture Center for the Arts. She has a BA in journalism from Michigan State University and an MA in theater research from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She lives in Madison with her husband and two identical black cats.