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:

How To Be A Better Vegan Than Beyoncé Ever Was

If 2013 was a slow year for you, you might remember that time Beyoncé went...

Here’s Why You Feel High When You Eat Spicy Foods

Do you ever feel a little…stoned after eating spicy foods? Like both your mouth and...

Things That We Love: Pinot Meow And Chardognay

Because drinking with your pet is somehow less depressing than drinking alone, a Denver-based company has...

Watch: Cooks Ward Off Knife-Wielding Robber With Soup Ladles

When you're a robber and you enter a Chinese restaurant with the goal of robbing the place, cooking utensils shouldn't bother you, right? Ladles of DEATH.

7 Times Fast Food Restaurants Went Too Far With Food

We all like our crazy fast food, especially after partaking of a little weed, but how far is too far? And when does fast food become scary?

Mushroom Coffee Is A Thing And We Don’t Know What To Think

Mushroom coffee, which isn't actually coffee at all, is shaping up to be the new health drink of 2017. Now if we could only figure out what we think.

Everyone’s Flipping Out Over This Hunky Butcher From Istanbul

Nusret Gökçe is a butcher and restaurant owner in Istanbul. What’s even more impressive these...

Pulp Fiction: This YouTuber Makes The Famous Movie Burger

Most recently, Rea created the Big Kahuna burger that appears in a string of Quentin Tarantino film, including Pulp Fiction.

13 Facts About Food You Love That Will Blow Your Mind

Forbes recently put together a list of shocking food facts that would make anyone put down their burger and pick up a seitan sandwich (and a copy of Cowspiracy).

Friends With Edibles: Drinking Hedgehog’s Cannabis Cocktail Spiker

The perfect way to spice up your next cocktail party: Made by Winterlife Cannabis, Hedgehog’s Cannabis Cocktail Spikers cannabis cocktail mixers!