Bonjwing Lee is a food writer and photographer based in Kansas City, Missouri.
Most recently, he photographed and co-authored “bluestem, the cookbook” with Colby Garrelts, a Food & Wine Best New Chef and five-time James Beard Award nominee, and his wife, Megan.
Bonjwing’s photographs have also appeared in numerous publications, including The Wall Street Journal, Food & Wine Magazine, and Scanorama Portfolio, the inflight magazine for Scandinavian Airlines. He has also photographed at culinary events around the world, including the Bocuse d’Or in Lyon, France and the James Beard Awards in New York City. He is a regular writer and a photographer for KC Magazine and the author of the blog, “the ulterior epicure."
Bonjwing holds a Bachelors of Science in Radio, Television, and Film from Northwestern University (2000) in Evanston, Illinois and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Michigan Law School (2006) in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Prior to taking up a career as a full-time photographer and writer, he worked in Hollywood as a web designer for Sony Pictures Entertainment, as an aide to a U.S. Senator in Washington, D.C., and practiced corporate and aviation law in Kansas City.
Where to find Bonjwing Lee online
Best of 2011: The Restaurant Edition
After taking a year to travel the world across dozens of states and countries, eating over eighty Michelin stars, the ulterior epicure presents the 10 best restaurant meals in 2011.
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