Who is this lady and why is she so hungry?
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Alice Levitt began her journalism career at age 13 with a cult film criticism ‘zine that she distributed worldwide. As an adult, stints with WWE Magazine and EatingWell led to making her name as senior food writer at Vermont’s alternative newsweekly, Seven Days. After seven years of eating Vermont, Alice headed to Houston, to take over as dining editor and critic at Houstonia magazine. In 2018, she left Houstonia to travel and freelance full-time. She has written for publications including Vox, The Art of Eating, Gastro Obscura, Boston Globe, Tasting Table and Culture. Her first book, Vermont: An Explorer’s Guide, was published in 2015. She returned to staff writing in 2020, when she joined the team at Northern Virginia Magazine as food editor/critic. She is currently working on her second book, this one about the cuisine of Washington, DC and its suburbs.
Alice’s on-screen credits include hosting web series “Bite Club TV,” and weekly appearances as a food correspondent for WCAX-TV’s news magazine program “The :30.” From 2008 to 2015, she spread the gospel of the best eats in the Green Mountains on WVMT’s popular radio show “Charlie + Ernie + Lisa in the Morning!” Since 2021, she has appeared every Friday as Alice the Food Lady on BIG 100’s “The Don Geronimo Show.”
Alice’s laurels include an AltWeekly Award for Best Food Writing, a Folio: Eddie award and Daysies for Best Print/Online Journalist in 2014 and 2015. One of her reviews is featured as an example of excellence in restaurant criticism in Changing Writing: A Guide With Scenarios and her reviews are part of many journalism curricula around the country.
Oh, and she’s so hungry because food tastes good. Duh.