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 Food + Drink Editor, Julien continues to spend her days writing about food and drink trends across the country.

Author’s recent posts:

Food Coma: 3 Things That Happen To Your Body When We Eat Too Much

As we brace ourselves for the inevitable food coma that accompanies over indulging in holiday treats, it's interesting to know exactly what happens to your body when you slip into a food coma, also known as postprandial somnolence.

Doing This One Thing Can Greatly Improve Your Sex Life

A pair of scissors probably doesn't incite a desire for sexy times, but a new study finds that getting snipped can improve your sex life.

Prince William Reveals The Dish He Loves To Cook

If you had to guess what a viral man such as Prince William likes to whip up in the kitchen, what would you say? Let us enlighten you.

Here Is A Top Chef’s Recipe For Cannabis Brussels Sprouts

I know you might think Brussels are gross, smell like dirty feet and remind you of your grandma. I'm here to set you straight!

Sorry, You Can’t Have J-Lo’s Bedazzled Starbucks Cup And Here’s Why

Jennifer Lopez has been trotting around with an eye-catching accessory for awhile now, and no, it's not Alex Rodriguez. Think Starbucks-ier.

Kim Kardashian Just Wants To Go Grocery Shopping, You Guys

When you're Kim Kardashian, what on earth could you possible want on your birthday that you don't already have? A normal life.

It’s Not Just You: Chefs Reveal Their Biggest Holiday Cooking Fails

Holiday Cooking Fails: "I went into the walk-in and I saw a tub of butter, and I was like, “Oh, sick! It’s already brown butter!”

This One Thing Can Stop The Legal Marijuana Initiative In New Jersey

The incoming Speaker of the New Jersey Assembly has yet to indicate whether or not he supports legal marijuana. This is important.

The 10 Apps Millennials Can’t Live Without Are Not What You Think

If you had to guess what app 18- to 34-year-olds would die without, what would your answer be? Instagram? Snapchat? If so, you'd be wrong.

The One Lie Most Of Us Tell Our Families During The Holidays

If you're one of the people who don't super love spending time with your extended family during the holidays, take comfort in knowing you're not alone.