Launched in 2008, Daily Blender began as a niche digital publication for food & beverage news from the kitchen line, including event coverage and exclusive interviews. In 2013, the content expanded to incorporate additional arts & culture coverage, including authors, musicians, and special events.
Over the last twelve years, we’ve featured profiles with Steven Soderbergh, Anthony Bourdain, Nichelle Nichols, Christopher Moore, Tom Colicchio, Eric Ripert, Noelle Scaggs, Simon Van Booy, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Roy Choi, Stephanie Izard – and many others. Our readers include top names in food, wine, spirits, culture, and travel, as well as fellow media around the world. Food fans, cocktail connoisseurs, arts & culture aficionados, adventurers.
We are based in the Pacific Northwest.
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Jennifer Matthewson is a writer and entrepreneur originally from the Midwest. She is the former co-owner of Portland’s Zen Kitchen Catering, the author of “Career Diary of a Caterer,” and a previous contributor to BBC Travel, Delta Sky, The Writer, Matador Review, Northwest Palate, BootsNAll, and Viator.
Additional info and writing clips can be found at Matthewson.com.
Daily Blender Contributors:
Kat Vetrano, Associate Editor-at-Large
All content and images © Zen Kitchen Inc. unless otherwise noted.