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:

Olivia Newton-John Says Marijuana Has Helped Her Battle Cancer

In May of this year, Olivia-Newton John got news that the cancer she beat 24 years ago had returned. This time, in her lower back.

You Might Be Able To Get Marijuana Without Doctor Approval In DC

For most states, a doctor referral and registration card are required to access medical marijuana, which doesn't sit well for one DC lawmaker.

How These Tech Bros Are Bio-Hacking Their Bodies Into Living Longer

It's not quite 'Fight Club,' but there's a community of people in Silicon Valley that undergo that want to live longer so they're trying to hack death.

Watch This Barber In China Shave People’s Eyeballs

This dude literally takes a straight edge to the actual eyeball to clean off the residue. No matter that eyes are self-cleaning machines.

Reno Is Hosting A ‘Bud And Brew’ Festival Without The Bud

Um, okay Reno. We get you. You want to boats you're getting your own marijuana and beer festival, but not break the law. Smart move.

How Not To Die From Sitting In Front Of Your Laptop All Day

Not only is "sitting the new smoking," but those who stay in put for more than 12.5 hours a day have the highest death rate, according to a new study.

Survey Says: Most New Jersey Voters Support Recreational Marijuana

A new poll out of the Garden State shows quite the dichotomy when it comes to legalizing marijuana, but New Jersey voters are in favor of legalization.

Shiny Or Dull: Which Side Of Aluminum Foil Should Touch Food?

As roasting season quickly approaches, an age-old question has resurfaced: which side of the aluminum foil is supposed to be facing outwards when cooking?

FOX News Has A Problem With ‘Illegal Alien’ Superman Protecting Immigrants

A FOX News radio host who thinks that Superman and all he stands for is, quite frankly, anti-American propaganda.Makes. Total. Sense.

Carrie Fisher’s ‘Star Wars’ Script Expected To Fetch $50K At Auction

Carrie Fisher's hand-annotated script for her Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back movie is expected to go for around $50,000 at an upcoming auction.