Tim Forster

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Berlin, Germany
University Of Melbourne, McGill University, Carleton University
French Cuisine, Food Startups, Culinary Travel
  • Tim has written dining guides for cities on three continents and in four countries.
  • In 2019, Tim broke the news of the bankruptcy and collapse of Seattle chain restaurant Blue C Sushi for Eater Seattle.
  • He wrote a deep dive into Toronto's unusual Garfield-themed restaurant, which drew a cult online following.


After 10 years working in restaurants (while writing and working in student radio on the side), Tim became the editor of restaurant and food news site Eater Montreal, covering the French Canadian dining scene. In this role, he also contributed regularly to Eater's U.S. sites, writing about everything from Michelin-starred restaurants to fast food chains. He later moved to Germany, where he works as a freelance writer covering everything from TV to technology; he now writes about food for local magazine Exberliner.


Tim has a bachelor's degree in cultural studies and political science, a diploma in Spanish from the University of Melbourne, Australia, and a master's degree in journalism from Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada.

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