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. While pursuing her thespian dreams she landed a front-of-house job at LA’s most beloved restaurant, Suzanne Goin and Caroline Styne’s Lucques. Quickly, her dreams changed and all she could think about was what to cook next. Heather has cooked professionally for Lucques and Lucques Catering and writes The Dish Hack column for Los Angeles Magazine. She is a contributing writer for LA Weekly‘s Food and Drink section. Her recipes have been featured in Bon Appetit and she is a contributing blogger on Cooking With My Kid.