Julien Perry

Julien began her food media career more than a decade ago in Seattle as the restaurant reporter for one of the city's top newsradio stations, KOMO. Since then, she's been a columnist for Seattle Weekly, the Editor of Eater Seattle, the Wine & Dine Editor of Seattle Business Magazine and the Food & Dining Editor of Seattle Magazine. She has also contributed to Food & Wine, the Food Network and CBS Radio in NYC. Julien is also the co-founder of two Seattle-based start-ups: A dinner series called The One Night Only Project and an online chef-for-hire marketplace called Chefodex. As The Fresh Toast's Consume Editor, Julien continues to spend her days writing about food and drink trends across the country.

Author’s recent posts:

7 Genius Ways To Transform Your Muffin Tin Into The Ultimate Kitchen Tool

Here are 7 things to make with muffin tins that will have you doing a double-take at the ubiquitous bakeware.

College Pro Tip: 9 Easy Ways To Class Up Basic Ramen

A package of ramen is everyone's best friend for good reason. It's calorie dense, it's cheap and it's easy to make. Ding ding ding!

The Best One-Liners From Anthony Bourdain’s ‘Tonight Show’ Food Trend Rant

Everyone's favorite food and culture curmudgeon, Anthony Bourdain, taped a segment for "The Tonight Show" where he rated random food and drink trends.

9 Ways To Eat Your Favorite Sugar Cereal That Don’t Involve A Spoon

Cereal. What started out as a Saturday morning companion has become a ubiquitous ingredient for anything that needs a pop of color, and hint of sweetness.

Breakfast Of Champions: 10 Ways To Make Your Pizza Taste Better The Next Day

Pizza doesn't need much to taste good. Enough toppings to give it some flavor, a great crust, and a pliable thickness is all it really takes to create a pie that's tasty enough to save for leftovers.

Coconut Oil Is Magic: Here’s 10 Ways To Use It Everyday

Coconut oil: makeup remover, eyebrow growth serum, mouthwash. Here are 10 things you can easily make with Mother Nature's overachiever.

Tiers Of Joy: This Woman Makes Teeny Tiny Wedding Cakes That You’ll Want To Eat

Rachel Dyke's mini cakes seem like the perfect solution to picky cake eaters at every occasion. Genius! Yes! Tiny cakes for all!

11 Coffee Hacks That Will Make Your Mornings So Much Better

These coffee hacks will give you a reason to get out of bed in the morning, but coffee has a place throughout the day too. Can you say coffee popsicles?

Skip The Dip: 7 Things To Make With Leftover Avocados Besides Guacamole

It's avocado season and if you find yourself with a glut, break out of that guac rut with these fresh ideas, from sorbet to a refreshing cocktail.

9 Ways People Have Completely Jacked Up Sushi

Years ago, Anthony Bourdain told Food & Wine that he considers six types of sushi crimes punishable by death. These things go way beyond that.