Bachelor, Queens College, 1956. Master of Arts, New School for Social Research, 1978. Doctor of Psychology in Psychology, Heed University, Los Angeles, 1982.
Editorial assistant, Newsweek magazine, New York City, 1956-1959; associate editor, Master of Science Public Company. New York City, 1961-1963; associate, managing editor, Fawcett Publications, New York City, 1963, 64-65; managing editor, Tuesday Publs., New York City, 1965-1967; executive editor, vice president, Tuesday Publs., New York City, 1967-1973; senior editor, King Features Syndicate, New York City, 1974-1978; managing editor, Food & Wine Magazine, New York City, 1978-1993; consulting editor, Travel Holiday Magazine, New York, 1993-1994; managing editor, Zagat Survey restaurant and hotel guides, New York City, 1994-1997; senior project editor, Money Magazine, New York City, 1997-1998. Consultant in field.
Member American Society Magazine Editors, Association of Food Journalists. M C.
Son of Abraham and Nell (Bloom) P. Divorced; children: Jenny Emelia, Eve Julie.