Gilles Pudlowski is the restaurant critic and journalist for the French weekly magazine Le Point; a contributor to Saveurs and Bon Voyage magazines; cultural commentator and critic; a historian of French regional culinary traditions; and the author of two cookbooks, France the Beautiful Cookbook and Great Women Chefs of Europe. He is the author of Pudlo Paris 2007—2008 and Pudlo France 2008—2009, both available from The Little Bookroom.
Simon Beaver grew up in the south of England, but moved to Paris nearly thirty years ago. He initially worked as an English teacher, but soon discovered a taste for translation. For two and a half decades now, he has been adapting books, TV and movie scripts, songs, and biographies into English; writing subtitles; and recording voice-overs. Whenever he can, he spends time at his second home on the Normandy coast, or in England or Andalusia.