New Orleans native John DeMers is the author of 13 books including Caribbean Cooking and Great Chefs—Great Cities. A former food editor for United Press International, DeMers is editor and publisher of EasyFood and CoastFood, both regional food and wine magazines. He is food editor for New Orleans magazine and for WYES-TV's weekly program "Steppin' Out."
Eduardo Fuss, a self-taught artist, photographer and craftsman, was born in Buenos Aires and has lived in New Mexico since 1980. His photographs have appeared in Smithsonian and the New York Times and have been featured in Only in Santa Fe, Fodors' Compass American Guide to Santa Fe and The Food of Santa Fe.