Robyn Eckhardt writes on food and travel in Asia and Turkey for The New York Times, Saveur, Australia's SBS Feast magazine and other publications. She writes a column on street food for Wall Street Journal Asia, is on the masthead at Travel+Leisure Southeast Asia and is a contributor to the forthcoming "Oxford Companion to Sweets."
Food, travel and street photographer David Hagerman has been shooting professionally for almost a decade. He has photographed in Asia, Europe and Turkey for Saveur, the Global New York Times, SBS Feast, Wall Street Journal Asia, Travel+Leisure and Food & Wine. He leads private and small-group food and travel photography workshops in Asia and Turkey.
Robyn and David collaborate on the food blog EatingAsia, which was named Editor's Choice for Best Culinary Travel Blog in Saveur's 2014 Food Blog Awards. They have lived in Asia for over 17 years and currently reside in Penang, Malaysia.
In 1998, Robyn and David visited Turkey for the first time. It was the beginning of an obsession with the country, its people and especially its food that has prompted many repeat visits. Over the years Robyn and David have driven over 11,000 miles along Turkey’s back roads in search of regional specialties. In 2016 Rux Martin Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt will publish their first cookbook, a collection of recipes, stories and images from Istanbul and off-the-beaten track eastern Turkey.
Twitter: @EatingAsia and @DaveHagerman