Morgan Murphy

Coming May 5th: "Off the Eaten Path, On the road again"


"Morgan Murphy knows firsthand about some of the best-kept Southern secrets in the culinary world"


"He keeps a schedule that makes us feel like the biggest slackers ever to inhabit a BarcaLounger."  

NPR's Car Talk

"In an era when you can eat the same meal off the same menu at opposite ends of the country, author Morgan Murphy seeks out restaurants with a local connection."

USA Today

About Morgan Murphy

Food critic

Bestselling author and TV personality Morgan Murphy is often called “America’s funniest food critic.” His most recent book, Bourbon & Bacon (Time Inc. 2014), immediately hit #1 in wine and spirits and #18 on the cookbook bestseller list.  His other books,  Off the Eaten Path: Second Helpings (Time Inc., 2013), Off the Eaten Path (Time Inc., 2011), and I Love You--Now Hush (Blair, 2010), have made him one of the culinary world’s best-known food critics.  Millions have read Murphy’s trademark wit in Vanity Fair, Forbes, Esquire, Garden Design, Harper’s Bazaar, The New York Post, and Southern Living.

Murphy has appeared on the Travel Channel, The TODAY Show, Fox & Friends, CNN, Sirius/XM, and NPR. He is a graduate of the University of Oxford and  Birmingham-Southern College. He serves as a commander in the U.S. Navy Reserves, where he is currently assigned to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.  Commander (sel.) Murphy is a veteran of the war in Afghanistan, where he was awarded the Meritorious Defense Service Medal and the Afghan campaign medal, among others.



Shot of Morgan Murphy by Jennifer Davick & Oxmoor House

4/12/15 - QVC, "In the Kitchen with David" 

4/25/15-4/26/15 - Arkansas Literary Festival, Little Rock, AR

4/26/15 - QVC, "In the Kitchen with David" (12:00 PM CST

4/27/15 - KATV (ABC), "Good Morning Arkansas" 

                   "Wine, Dine and Sign", The Main Cheese, Little Rock, AR

4/28/15 - On the Road Again signing, Superior Bathhouse, Hot Springs, AR

5/3/15 - Southern Makers, Montgomery, AL

5/5/15 - On the Road Again signing, Books-A-Million, Birmingham, AL

5/6/15 - On the Road Again release party, MELT, Birmingham, AL

5/8-5/9/ 15 - On the Road Again signings at The Roosevelt Hotel, New Orleans, LA

5/13/15 - On the Road Again signing, The Farmhouse, Ellerslie, GA

                  On the Road Again signing, Acre, Auburn, AL

5/16/15 - Fox & Friends 

6/2/15 - On the Road Again signing, Sissy's Southern Kitchen, Dallas, TX

6/3/15 - On the Road Again signing, Cuppies & Joe, Oklahoma City, OK

                 On the Road Again signing, Scratch Kitchen & Cocktails, Norman, OK



Photo by Leslee Mitchell

Photo by Leslee Mitchell

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We'd love to chat with you.

Speaking, appearance, media & FEAST: Anne Adams, anne@murphymedia.com

Literary agent: Janis A. Donnaud & Associates