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.