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Paula Mason Forbes

Hi! My name is Paula Forbes, and I'm a freelance food and restaurant writer in Austin, Texas.

The Austin Cookbook, my book about the restaurants and chefs of Austin, will be published by Abrams in the Spring of 2018. I've also written for GQ, SaveurReal SimpleLucky Peach, and more.

I review cookbooks for Food52, and have served as cookbook critic for Lucky Peach, Epicurious, and Eater.I have been Founding Editor of Eater Austin, Deputy Editor at Eater National, Senior Editor at Epicurious, and Managing Editor of the dearly departed cult food blog Eat Me Daily.

I am originally from Madison, Wisconsin, and graduated from Grinnell College in Iowa.