Adam Chandler is a journalist and author based in New York.
Adam Chandler is a journalist and author based in New York. A former staff writer at The Atlantic, his work has also appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Slate, New York Magazine, Texas Monthly, Esquire, TIME, and elsewhere.
Chandler is the author of Drive-Thru Dreams: A Journey Through the Heart of America's Fast-Food Kingdom,(Flatiron/Macmillan), which was named an NPR Favorite Book of 2019, an Amazon Best Book of the Year, and a Smithsonian Best Food Book of 2019.
Drive-Thru Dreams (Flatiron, 2019) looks at American culture, history, and identity through the prism of fast food.
New York Times
Nothing Can Replace the Bodega
Why American Jews Eat Chinese Food on Christmas
The United States of Billy Joel
Taco Bell Gave Me a Cellphone. It Came With a Past.
My Hidden Houston
Why Foreign Leaders Read Trump's 1990 Playboy Interview