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:

9 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Anthony Bourdain’s New GF

After splitting from second wife Ottavia last September, Anthony Bourdain now hooking up with 41-year old Asia Argent. Here's what we know.

WATCH: Russian Man Builds House Using 12,000 Champagne Bottles

Using empty wine bottles to Christmas trees is all the rage. But Champagne bottles? That's a whole new chapter in the book of ballerdom.

Cronuts 2.0: 9 Ridiculous Junk Foods Made For Instagram

Remember when cronuts were the hashtag du jour? Everyone was freaking out about them, posting photos all over Instagram. Here are the new cronuts.

Peep Oreos? Take This Quiz And Spot The Fake Oreo Flavors

Guess what time it is? Now that Valentine’s Day is over, it’s all of the...

WATCH: Michael Bolton Sings Coffee Orders To Bewildered Customers

"Are you going to ask me to sing or something? And that's how this video of Michael Bolton singing coffee orders to strangers begins.

Gordon Ramsay Has Been Brutally Reviewing People’s Food On Twitter

For whatever reason, a bunch of masochists have been sending celebrity, and all around angry...

WATCH: This Hypnotic Machine Sorts M&Ms and Skittles By Color

Like a coin sorter, this invention by Willem Pennings, a mechanical engineering student, organizes M&Ms and Skittles by color.

FailChips: You Can Now Buy Bags Of Potato Chip Crumbs, Because Why Not?

The pure joy of biting into a potato chip and licking your fingers of powdered seasoning is apparently too much for a new snack food. Enter Fail Chips.

The Only Cocktail You Need This Winter: ‘Stay The Course’ With Gin And Warming Spices

It's fitting that this cocktail made its national debut during a time of political discourse and is like a cozy sweater on a cold winter day.

Bite Me: A Cake Decorating Tutorial For Every Valentine’s Day Emotion

Seattle's Eric Todd has created a heart-shaped caked that, depending on how you're feeling on Valentine's Day, can be decorated to fit your mental state.