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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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James Peterson's Curried Collard Greens - Peterson takes a South Asian turn, adding coconut milk, garam masala, garlic, chile peppers, and gin 
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How to Make Vegan Italian-American Lasagna Without Ricotta or Mozz - Classic Italian-American lasagna with ricotta cheese, mozzarella, and more is a difficult dish to ma 
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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.