Peter W.Y. Lee

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Simi Valley, CA
Drew University, California State University, Northridge
Food Culture, Dessert, Ancient Recipes
  • A formerly closeted foodie, he has now embraced Static Media's culinary culture with relish.
  • In his academic wanderings, Peter has developed a love of worldwide cuisine, especially a strong and sharp sweet tooth.
  • He is obsessed with global food trips, with a strong emphasis on desserts.


Peter has been a professional writer since 2008 and has been writing for Tasting Table since 2023. He has been published in a variety of online forums, print journals, essay anthologies, and short fiction. In a former life, he participated widely in a variety of academic conferences and dabbled in teaching and tutoring, and he still holds memberships in the Comics Studies Society and the Early English Texts Society. 2018, Peter tied for the Mary Pennywitt Lester Dissertation Prize for his dissertation on postwar American boyhood and the movies. He has published widely in popular culture and American history, including editing three books and publishing one monograph.


Peter has a PhD in history and culture from Drew University and an M.A. and B.A. from California State University, Northridge.
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