Tim Porter is a photographer and a writer with an extensive background in newspaper and magazine journalism. An editor-at-large for Marin Magazine, his work has also appeared in the New York Times, San Francisco Magazine, the San Francisco Chronicle, and the American Journalism Review. A former assistant managing editor at the San Francisco Examiner, he is the coauthor of News, Improved: How America's Newspapers Are Learning to Change. He lives in Corte Madera, CA, and Oaxaca, Mexico.
Marin Magazine's mission is to create community while celebrating the people, places, and events of Marin County, from uncovering local history, to exploring organic farming, to discovering innovations in health, fashion, and home design. The monthly magazine has a readership of more than 100,000.
Farina Wong Kingsley is a culinary instructor at Tante Marie's Cooking School in San Francisco and a consulting chef for San Francisco's Center for Culinary Development. She is an author of and a contributor to numerous cookbooks, including The Essentials of Asian Cooking, The Aqua Restaurant Cookbook, and Food Made Fast: Asian. She lives in Tiburon, CA.