Jennifer Olvera

Jennifer Olvera is a contributing writer at Serious Eats.
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Education: DePaul University
Expertise: Food Culture , General Recipe Development
  • Jennifer Olvera wrote a Sunday Supper column for Serious Eats which regularly featured comforting, meat-based recipes.
  • She has authored a number of books, including The Easy Meat Cookbook (2020) and first and second editions of the Food Lovers' Guide to Chicago (2011, 2013).
  • Jennifer loves to travel, and has contributed food-focused travel stories to publications like the Los Angeles Times and


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