Celeste McCall is a freelance food and travel writer who contributes monthly restaurant columns to Capital Community News (The Hill Rag and Mid-City DC). Previously, she covered food, restaurants and other topics for The Washington Times. She has also contributed to The Washington Post, Roll Call, Delaware Beach Life and other publications. Celeste holds a BA in Art History from the University of Maryland. She is a member of the Washington DC chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier, an international organization of women in food, wine and hospitality. She has written two books: CHOMPS: The Cookbook (for her neighborhood gourmet club), and Peter, There’s a Bug on my Plate, a memoir chronicling her travel and dining adventures with her husband, Peter McCall. The couple dwells on Capitol Hill with their two cats.