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:

Someone Finally Made Butterbeer Ice Cream To Appease Harry Potter Fanatics

Fans of the Harry Potter series will be delighted to find out that butterbeer is now for muggles, at least in ice cream form.

Watch: How To Turn Your Computer Tower Into A Stove Top

This is insane, but someone figured out how to turn a computer tower into a stove top, then makes a Chinese hamburger...which looks delicious.

Watch: Hangry Chris Pratt Eats Snacks On The Set Of ‘Jurassic World 2’

Being on a movie set has its glamorous moments, but often it's a lot of sitting around and eating. Chris Pratt makes it all look good.

Cue The Hysteria: Hershey’s Carrot Cake Kisses Are Back For A Limited Time

In candy aisles orange-foiled, Hershey's Carrot Cake Kisses nervously await the hordes of sticky fingers that will be soon grabbing at them greedily.

Pizza Delivery Guy Gets Kitten As Tip, Still Has It 17 Years Later

When you're desperately to make ends meet, getting tipped in animals instead of real money is not ideal. But it ended up working out for Reddit user Hyemp.

Lucky Day: St. Paddy’s Day O’riginal Glazed Green Doughnuts At Krispy Kreme

Because nothing tastes better than artificial green coloring on St. Patrick's Day, Krispy Kreme is turning their glazed doughnuts emerald for the occasion.

Happy Birthday, Microwave! Here’s How To Make Sure Your Food Doesn’t Explode In Them

Who knew that in 2016 we'd still be learning how to use the microwave, which was first sold in 1946? But here we are. And here we go.

I See You: The Instagram Account That Proves There’s A Face In Everything

We've all seen faces in inanimate objects — expressions that bring to life everything from kitchen appliances to food, animals and garbage dumpsters.

Planet Hopping: Budweiser Wants To Brew The First Beer On Mars

Budweiser believes there is a significant black hole of alcohol in space, and is furiously working to brew the Red Planet's first beer.

Starbucks Introduces Barrel-Aged Coffee; Canned ‘Hard’ Coffee Hits Shelves

Recently, Starbucks introduced nitro-brew, followed by a spiked beer drink. Now, it's whiskey barrel-aged beans. What's next?