Patricia Wells, for more than two decades the restaurant critic for The International Herald Tribune, is the author of the award-winning Bistro Cooking, as well as more than a dozen other books. She also runs a successful cooking school in both Paris and Provence, where she and her husband have lived for more than 30 years.
Steven Rothfeld has been a contributing photographer for European Travel & Life and a contributor to Bon Appetit and Travel & Leisure. Besides his own French Dreams, he is the photographer for such books as Entrez, and Patricia Wells's Trattoria. He is also the photographer for the 365 Days in France Picture-a-Day calendar with text by Patricia Wells, and the 365 Days in Italy Picture-a-Day calendar with text by Patricia Schultz.