Emma Orlow is a reporter at Eater New York

You can also find her words in The New York Times, New York Magazine's Grub Street and Curbed, T Magazine, Bon Appétit, Vogue, and more. 

She has written about elusive restaurant signmakersnaughty cookbooksoverdose prevention in hospitality, midnight urban apple-pickingdinner parties, a wagashi artist, the "Soup Doula,"  a secret crab delivery, a dosa standworker-ownership models, and the ways pop-ups have changed the dining landscape. She helped execute the Eater Guide to New York City (Published Spring 2024, by Abrams), transforming the website into a book.

Beyond the food beat, she's reported on the world's largest dollhouse miniatures convention, unconventional artist residencies, and a variety store by a former pencil shop owner.

Her writing is informed by time spent working for chefs, food/prop stylists, photographers, artists, museums, and miscellaneous service industry gigs. 

Here's an interview that gives more of a taste. 

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