Jessica Allen and Garrett Ziegler

Jessica Allen and Garrett Ziegler are contributing writers at Serious Eats.
Location: New York, New York
Education: University of Washington, Vanderbilt University
Expertise: Date nights
  • Jessica and Garrett are a married couple who formerly wrote a date night column with restaurant suggestions for Serious Eats.
  • For years they authored the blog "We Heart New York," which was dedicated to sharing the best of NYC culture.
  • Jessica wrote The Book of Books for PBS, which was published in 2018.


About Serious Eats

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