Mark Bittman is one of America’s best-known and most widely respected food writers. He covers food policy, cooking, and eating as an Opinion columnist for The New York Times and the paper’s Sunday Magazine. He produced "The Minimalist" column for 13 years and has starred in several popular Public Television cooking series. Now a frequent public speaker, he appears regularly on the Today Show and is a guest on a wide range of television and radio shows. Bittman has authored more than a dozen cookbooks, including HOW TO COOK EVERYTHING® The Basics, HOW TO COOK EVERYTHING®, HOW TO COOK EVERYTHING® Vegetarian (all available as apps), FOOD MATTERS and THE FOOD MATTERS COOKBOOK, and the new VB6™: Eat Vegan Before 6:00.