Mark Schatzker lives in Toronto, Canada, with his wife, Laura McLeod, and their three young children. He writes a weekly column for the Globe and Mail which is often called "satire" even though it isn't always "satire," and is a frequent contributor to Condé Nast Traveler as well as numerous other publications. Mark grew up in Toronto and attended the University of Toronto, where he did a specialist in philosophy. Steak is his first book.