Michael Sommers

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Born in Austin, Michael grew up in Toronto and then lived, ate, and drank in Bordeaux, Montreal, Paris, New York, Rio, and Lisbon (where he learned sardines don't come from a can). Now based in Salvador, Brazil, he writes about travel, food, and culture and makes a lethal caipirinha.
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Stories By Michael Sommers