Alicia Kennedy

Alicia Kennedy is a contributing writer at Serious Eats.
Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Education: Fordham University
  • Alicia’s writing focuses on food, culture, climate, politics, and veganism. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian, Washington Post, The Village Voice, The New Republic, The Baffler, Time, Epicurious, Serious Eats, and Eater, among others.
  • With over 15,000 subscribers, her weekly newsletter From the Desk of Alicia Kennedy has been praised and cited by numerous publications for her essays on food culture, politics, and media, including W, Vogue Australia, GQ, The New York Times, Eater, and San Francisco Chronicle.
  • Alicia has been covering Puerto Rico’s culinary scene and foodways from San Juan since 2015. 


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