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Ikea’s Market Has Really Good Food and I Ranked It for Refinery29

I feel like people don’t know how great Ikea’s market it. Well, I’m on a one-woman quest to let America know their frozen and prepared food is slammin’! Here’s my roundup of my favorite things they offer for Refinery29.

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I ranked Wegman’s foods for Refinery29

Wegman’s is one of my favorite places (not to brag, but I’m on nod-and-say-hello terms with two employees at my local outpost), so I was stoked to write this power ranking for Refinery29. For those unfamiliar with the store and don’t understand why Wegman’s kicks so much ass, I tried to demonstrate the range of… Continue reading I ranked Wegman’s foods for Refinery29

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What’s Next for Philly’s Beer Scene? Let’s Find Out!

Philly is having a major moment as beer becomes big business, and there’s a web of passionate people who are moving the industry forward in exciting ways. I asked a few leaders in Philly’s beer scene to look into their crystal balls for a piece on Thrillist. I expected updates on flavors and styles (sours, low-ABV beers and IPAs… Continue reading What’s Next for Philly’s Beer Scene? Let’s Find Out!

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Here’s My First Piece for The Inquirer

I talked with @Poi Dog Philly about their upcoming Ancient Roman cooking class at the Free Library. I met Kiki at the Eating Words conference last month, and when she told me about all the cool shit she’s doing bringing these unusual food stories to life, I knew I wanted to write about it. I was like, “There’s… Continue reading Here’s My First Piece for The Inquirer

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An ode to Wally, my mom’s old-ass hand mixer

You couldn’t get more than three dollars for Wally at a yard sale. His yellowed cord is twisted beyond recognition. It’s untamable. When you try to wind the cord around the body of the mixer for storage, it always unravels and flops around, like a toddler having a tantrum. I talked about my mom’s hand… Continue reading An ode to Wally, my mom’s old-ass hand mixer

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I’ll be on the Food Blogger Panel at The Eating Words Conference This Saturday at the Free Library

This Saturday, February 27th, I’ll be on the food blogger panel at Edible Philly‘s Eating Words, a one-day food writing conference at the Free Library of Philadelphia. You might be like, “You, Anna? A food writer? When did that happen? I thought you just wrote snappy posts about guys with long fingernails.” Well, I’ve been… Continue reading I’ll be on the Food Blogger Panel at The Eating Words Conference This Saturday at the Free Library

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I talked smack on WHYY’s Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane

Whoa, guys. I engaged in some heated discussions during my Radio Times segment! Who knew I had such strong opinions about modern dating, dating apps, and the ridiculous, outdated concept of soulmates? Listen to my segment here.