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Adam Chandler

Adam Chandler is a journalist and author based in New York.

About Adam

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, WIRED, Vox, 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 the Year, an Amazon Best Book of the Year, and a Smithsonian Best Food Book of the Year.

His second book, 99% Perspiration, will be published by Pantheon Books in 2024!

 

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Drive-Thru Dreams

Drive-Thru Dreams examines American culture, history, and identity through the prism of fast food.

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Selected Writing

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New York Times

Nothing Can Replace the Bodega

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Marker

How a Shadow Army of Ghost Kitchens Took Over America’s Restaurants

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Vox

The Best Money

I Ever Spent

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The Atlantic

What I Saw as a

2020 Census Worker

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WIRED

Uber, Taxi Cabs, and the Limits of Digital Disruption

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The Washington Post

Let’s Politicize the

Coronavirus Crisis