Lauren is a Bay Area-native whose serious eater status was sealed when she tried Brie for the first time at the age of 6. Since then, she has lived and eaten extensively in Philadelphia, Brooklyn, and London, before making a grand homecoming to San Francisco where she eats at least an avocado a day. She has been writing for Serious Eats since 2011.
Location: San Francisco, CA
Favorite foods: Good cheese, freshly baked bread, bourbon.
Last bite on earth: A juicy, perfectly salted cheeseburger, followed by a sip of sour beer.