Janel Martinez

Janel Martinez is a contributing writer at Serious Eats.
Location: Bronx, New York
Education: Syracuse University
Expertise: Afro-Diasporic Foodways
  • Founder and editor-in-chief for Ain't I Latina?, a website focused on Afro-Latinas.
  • Martinez's work is included in the 2021 book, Wild Tongues Can't Be Tamed.
  • She has written for numerous national publications and is a frequent public speaker on culture and identity, technology, and social media.


About Serious Eats

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