NIK SHARMA is a molecular biologist turned food photographer and pastry cook who lives in the San Francisco Bay with his husband and dog. He writes and photographs at his blog, A Brown Table, which has been featured by several media outlets, including Yahoo, Food and Wine, Better Homes and Gardens, Food 52, and The Kitchn, among many others. His blog has won the coveted IACP award for best photo-based culinary blog twice, in both 2015 and 2016. It was also a finalist in the best photography category at the Saveur Food Blog Awards in 2015. Find Nik on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest.