Emma Orlow is a reporter at Eater New York

You can also find her words in The New York Times, T Magazine, New York Magazine's Grub Street, 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 Eater City Guide: New York (out spring 2024), transforming the website into a book.

Beyond the food beat, she's reported on the world's largest dollhouse miniatures convention and unconventional artist residencies.

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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