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Padma Lakshmi is an Emmy-nominated producer, television host, food expert, and a New York Times bestselling author. She is the creator, host, and executive producer of the critically acclaimed Hulu series Taste the Nation and serves as host and executive producer of Bravo’s two-time Emmy-winning series Top Chef, now in its 20th season. Lakshmi is also the author of two cookbooks, Easy Exotic and Tangy, Tart, Hot & Sweet, and the New York Times bestselling memoir Love, Loss, and What We Ate, and The Encyclopedia of Spices & Herbs. She lives in New York City with her daughter.

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