Jeff Houck is the Marketing and PR Director at Locale Market in his hometown of St. Petersburg, Fla. Before joining Locale in 2014, Houck wrote about food for 12 years at the Tampa Tribune. He also hosted 160 episodes of his “Table Conversations” food podcast. His blog, “The Stew,”won a Green Eyeshade award from the Society of Professional Journalists. He also served as a committee member for the James Beard Foundation restaurant and chef awards. He continues to tell food stories at JeffHouck.com, as well as on Twitter and Instagram (@JeffHouck). He also contributes to WUSF FM radio in Tampa.