C.A. Pinkham

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Pittsburgh, PA
University Of Maryland-College Park
Food History, Restaurants, Food Culture
  • Colin has worked as a professional writer for nearly a decade after getting his start founding and running the Kitchenette sub-blog under the Gawker Media umbrella, where he started the popular Behind Closed Ovens restaurant stories series.
  • He was once flown up by Ben & Jerry's to their headquarters to try new products.
  • He is obsessed with trying every form of Mountain Dew known to man.


Colin is a freelance writer for Alb Media. He has previously written for sites like Jezebel, Thrillist, Wonkette, FanByte, Jewish Currents, and FanBuzz. In addition to food, he has written in a variety of categories, including sports, video games, history, politics, and Jewish issues.


Colin has a bachelor's degree in East Asian History from the University of Maryland-College Park.
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