Together, Michelle Tam and Henry Fong are the critically acclaimed co-creators of Nom Nom Paleo, the Saveur Award winning food blog and Webby Award winning cooking app. Their first cookbook, Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans, became a New York Times bestseller, and was nominated for a James Beard Foundation Award.
Michelle is the working mom and food nerd behind Nom Nom Paleo's recipes and personality. Her obsessions include dark chocolate, trashy reality television shows, and miniature toy food from Japan. Michelle has a degree in nutrition and food science from the University of California at Berkeley, and earned her doctorate in pharmacy from the University of California at San Francisco. For over a dozen years, she worked the graveyard shift at Stanford Hospital and Clinics as a night pharmacist.
Henry is a lawyer by day, but moonlights as the photographer, illustrator, and designer of the Nom Nom Paleo cookbooks, app, and blog. He also strokes his beard a lot. Henry is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley and Yale Law School.
Michelle, Henry, and their sons Owen and Oliver currently split their time between Palo Alto, California and Portland, Oregon.