Mark Bittman

Mark Bittman

Mark Bittman, whose “Minimalist” column ran in the Dining section of the New York Times for more than 13 years, is a Times Opinion columnist, the lead food writer for The Times Magazine, and a columnist for the Times Dining section.

His books include the bestselling How to Cook Everything and the groundbreaking Vegan Before 6 P.M. (VB6), where he provides all the necessary tools for making the switch to a Flexitarian diet. It includes lists for stocking the pantry, strategies for eating away from home in a variety of situations, pointers for making cooking on a daily basis both convenient and enjoyable, and a complete 28-day eating plan showing VB6 in action.

Following up on his bestselling diet plan, VB6, the incomparable Mark Bittman delivers a full cookbook, The VB6 Cookbook, of 350 new recipes designed to help you eat vegan every day before 6:00 p.m.–and deliciously all of the time.