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Matt Haines

Matt Haines is the author of Amazon Bestseller and PenCraft Book Award winner, The Big Book of King Cake, as well as his new children’s book, The Little Book of King Cake. His interest in this sweetest of topics was sparked in 2017 while eating more than eighty varieties during a single Carnival season. That same year, he hiked the Appalachian Trail using the trail name “King Cake.” Matt writes professionally about food, travel, and current events. He’s written for The New York Times, Lonely Planet, Voice of America, CNN Underscored, Zagat, Fodor’s Travel, The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate, Gambit Weekly, and others.