Janelle Bitker is the senior editor of the San Francisco Chronicle’s Food & Wine team. Previously, she was a food reporter for The Chronicle; a reporter for Eater SF; the managing editor and food critic at the East Bay Express; and an editor and food critic at the Sacramento News & Review. Her writing has been recognized by the California Newspaper Publishers Association and Association of Alternative Newsmedia. She was raised on oyster sauce in Alameda.

For Chronicle-related inquiries, email janelle.bitker@sfchronicle.com.