Welcome!

My name is Emma Orlow and I write about food and design. You can find my words in The New York Times, Eater, New York Magazine, and Bon Appétit (among other publications). I was formerly the Associate Food & Drink Editor at Time Out New York. 

My NYU thesis was centered around "Food Art as Body Politics" — a topic which initially felt like bullshit. But it wasn't so random to fuse participatory art and food, after all.  My writing is informed by time spent working for various chefs, cooking studios (for kids and adults alike), food/prop stylists, photographers, artists, and more.

I was named a 30 under 30 by Brooklyn Magazine for 2018. My writing also appeared in the Best American Food Writing 2019 book. 

And, yes, that is a Jell-O tattoo on my arm.

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