Tim Carman

Washington, D.C.

Reporter focusing on national food issues; critic covering affordable and under-the-radar restaurants in the D.C. area.

Education: University of Nebraska at Kearney, BA in journalism

Tim Carman is a food reporter at The Washington Post, where he has worked since 2010. Before joining The Post, he served for five years as food editor and columnist at Washington City Paper. Carman's previous jobs include managing editor at the Houston Press and entertainment reporter and critic at the Houston Post. He started his journalism career as a Wyandotte County bureau clerk at the Kansas City Star. He has written for Imbibe magazine, the American Scholar, Men's Journal and other publications. His work has appeared in five volumes of the "Best Food Writing" collections.
Latest from Tim Carman

How do you like to cook your least favorite veggies? We’ve got ideas, too.

Send in your questions to The Washington Post Food team, and we’ll help solve your cooking quandaries and share our latest recipes.

January 19, 2022

Want to learn about cooking on a budget? Leanne Brown, author of “Good and Cheap,” is here to answer your questions!

Send in your questions to The Washington Post Food team, and we’ll help solve your cooking quandaries and share our latest recipes.

January 12, 2022

What do you want to learn about cooking in 2022?

Send in your questions to The Washington Post Food team, and we’ll help solve your cooking quandaries and share our latest recipes.

January 5, 2022

Women allege racism, sexism at food media company Feedfeed

Rachel Gurjar and Saraha Henry-Bohoskey say they were mistreated while White employees thrived, but the company calls the accusations false.

January 4, 2022

Charga Grill in Arlington is a delicious world unto itself

The Arlington restaurant specializes in comfort foods from around the globe, with an emphasis on Pakistani chicken.

January 3, 2022

What’s the best thing you cooked in 2021? Tell us all about it.

Send in your questions to The Washington Post Food team, and we’ll help solve your cooking quandaries and share our latest recipes.

December 29, 2021

The best casual restaurants of 2021

I had a bear of a time narrowing down this year’s list of my 10 favorite restaurants. It could have easily been my top 20.

December 27, 2021

It’s the holiday season: Let us help you finalize menu with sweet and savory dishes

Send in your questions to The Washington Post Food team, and we’ll help solve your cooking quandaries and share our latest recipes.

December 22, 2021

Restaurants are closing again as staff test positive for coronavirus amid omicron surge

As the omicron variant spreads around the country, for some bars and restaurants, it feels like 2020 all over again.

December 18, 2021

Let’s talk about our favorite cookbooks of 2021 and their recipes

Send in your questions to The Washington Post Food team, and we’ll help solve your cooking quandaries and share our latest recipes.

December 15, 2021