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Summer Whitford

Washington, DC
DC Editor — The Daily Meal
Covers:  food, drink, travel, culture, entertaining, urban farming, green design, eco-friendly architecture
Doesn't Cover: politics,

I write delicious prose about food, drink & travel. Recipe developer, brand ambassador, DC Editor @thedailymeal

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Summer is a former chef turned writer and she specializes in getting the back story of where food and drink come from and the nexus of culture, travel, and what we consume.

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Sep 25, 2017

Our Favorite Countertop Appliances - The go-to countertop appliances we at Serious Eats love and use all the ti... 

Sep 25, 2017

11 Risotto Recipes That Are Easier Than You Think - 11 risotto recipes to make the restaurant staple a regular ... 

Sep 22, 2017

Special Sauce: Adam Driver on Marines, MREs, and Postprandial Cereal 

Sep 21, 2017

The Pho I Lost - Taste memories can be maddeningly unspecific, but my memory of this pho is impeccable in the m... 

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Writing about culture for the college newspaper.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, I learned to type on an IBM Selectric.

How is social media changing news?

News, both good and bad, is spread in seconds so there isn't time to check the facts. We need to be careful before we hit SEND.