Elazar Sontag is a cook and food writer from Berkeley, California. He now lives in Tivoli, New York, where he loves the changing seasons, until winter begins. Elazar is the author of “Flavors of Oakland: A Cookbook in 20 Stories,” a book about home cooking and food cultures. In his writing, Elazar explores the way communities and cultures are held together by cooking and eating traditions. Find Elazar on Instagram or visit his website.