Who is this lady and why is she so hungry?
Alice Levitt began her journalism career at age 13 with a cult film criticism ‘zine that was 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 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.
Alice’s on-camera credits include hosting web series “Bite Club TV,” and weekly appearances as a food correspondent for WCAX-TV’s news magazine program “The :30,” and spreading the gospel of the best eats in the Green Mountains on WVMT’s popular radio show “Charlie + Ernie + Lisa in the Morning!”
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 the part of many journalism curricula around the country.
Oh, and she’s so hungry because food tastes good. Duh.