Originally from farmland in northern Vermont, Heather Platt moved to Los Angeles in 2008 after many years of eating her way through Manhattan restaurants while studying acting at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. When not pursuing her thespian dreams, she’s busy scouring the Los Angeles farmer’s markets for what to cook next. She has cooked professionally for Lucques and Lucques Catering with Suzanne Goin. Heather is a contributing writer on LA Weekly’s Squid Ink Blog. Her recipes have been featured in Bon Appetit and she is a contributing blogger on Cooking With My Kid.