Food Psych #63: Eating Disorder Recovery in the Food Industry with Hannah Howard

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Christy talks with food writer and culinary pro Hannah Howard about how her career has helped in her recovery from an eating disorder, why the support of a community is so important in developing a healthy relationship with food, and lots more!

Hannah Howard is a writer and food expert who spent her formative years in New York eating, drinking, serving, bartending, cooking on a hot line, flipping giant wheels of cheese, and managing restaurants. She writes about delicious things for a living, appears in food videos, teaches cheese and cooking classes, and hosts culinary events. Her memoir, Feast: True Love in and Out of the Kitchen, is forthcoming with Little A in 2018. 

Her work has been featured in VICE, The New York Times, Thought Catalog, AMEX OPEN forum, Serious Eats, New York Magazine’s Grub Street, refinery29, SELF and Cheese Connoisseur. 

She mentors women recovering from eating disorders on building a happy, healthy relationships with food and themselves. Hannah lives in Brooklyn, New York. Find her online at

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