Jeff Koehler

AFAR Contributor

Jeff Koehler is an American writer, traveler, photographer, and cook.

His writing, recipes, and photographs have appeared in many publications, including, the Washington Post,, Saveur, Food & Wine, Gourmet, Fine Cooking, EatingWell, Los Angeles Times, CS Monitor, Afar, Men’s Journal, Atlantic Monthly online, Virtuoso Life, Dwell, Tin House and Penguin’s literary journal The Happy Reader. He has work included in Best Food Writing 2010 and other anthologies, and has been awarded a prize by the North American Travel Journalist Association.

His latest book is Darjeeling: The Colorful History and Precarious Fate of the World’s Greatest Tea is published by Bloomsbury (May 2015), and he is also the author of four cookbooks.

A Seattle native and graduate of Gonzaga University, he spent four years traveling in Africa and Asia before settling in London to do his post-graduate work at King’s College London. In 1996, he moved to Barcelona, where he has lived since. He and his Spanish wife have two daughters.

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