Katie Robbins is a freelance journalist, based in Los Angeles, CA.
She has written for Saveur, O Magazine, Eating Well, Psychology Today, Bust, Meatpaper, L Magazine, the Atlantic online, and BlackBook's website, among others. She was also a daily contributor to the Hearst/MSN food site Delish from 2010 to 2011.
In addition to writing about food, entertainment, and lifestyle, Katie has covered issues such as the New Orleans school system, America's health insurance crisis, and the US Secret Service for organizations like PBS NewsHour, ABC News, and the National Geographic Channel.
She holds an M.A. in Education from Stanford University and graduated magna cum laude from Yale University. In addition to her work as a journalist, from 2010 to 2012, Katie helped develop and grow Figment, a creative social network for teens and young adults, where she served as VP of Partnerships and Director of Educational Programming.
While hard-pressed to pick an actual favorite, some foods that stand out in her memory as exemplary are rabbit escabeche in Ushuaia, Argentina; Russ and Daughters' white fish salad in New York, NY; Cambodian fish mousse in San Francisco, CA; and of course mustard-based barbecue in Columbia, SC.