Simon Majumdar

Television personality, food, and travel author



Simon Majumdar is a world renowned broadcaster, author and cook who has dedicated the second half of his time on this planet to fulfill his ambition to “Go Everywhere. Eat Everything.” It is a journey that has taken him to all fifty states and to dozens of countries around the world. He has written three books: EAT MY GLOBE (2009), EATING FOR BRITAIN (2011), and his latest book, FED, WHITE, AND BLUE, which catalogs his journey to American citizenship, was published by Avery Press (an imprint of Penguin Books) in 2015.

Simon is also a well-recognized TV personality, regularly appearing on Food Network and Cooking Channel shows such as Guy Fieri’s Tournament of Champions, Guy’s Grocery Games, Cutthroat Kitchen, Beat Bobby Flay, Iron Chef America, The Next Iron Chef, The Best Thing I Ever Ate, and Extreme Chef. He has also recently appeared as an expert commentator on National Geographic’s major series “EAT: The Story of Food.”

He is also a restaurant critic and has written other articles for such outlets as The Guardian and The Times of London. He is also the creator and host of the food history podcast, EAT MY GLOBE: Things You Didn’t Know You Didn’t Know About Food. He lives in Los Angeles.