- Kara Newman is a spirits and cocktail writer based in New York.
- The author of six cocktail books, she is currently the spirits editor for Wine Enthusiast.
- In addition to Serious Eats, Kara's work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, Imbibe, Gourmet, Saveur, The San Francisco Chronicle, and Bloomberg BusinessWeek.
Kara Newman is a spirits and cocktail writer based in New York and is currently the spirits editor for Wine Enthusiast. In addition to Serious Eats, her writing has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, Imbibe, Gourmet, Saveur, The San Francisco Chronicle, and Bloomberg BusinessWeek.
The founder and curator of the Drink.Think literary reading series, Kara has published six cocktail books, including Cocktails with a Twist (2019), Nightcap (2018), and Shake. Stir. Sip. (2016), as well as The Secret Financial Life of Food (2012). She was also an editor for Savoring Gotham, a guide to New York food history (2015).
Kara is the winner of the 2103 IACP Bert Greene Award for writing about beverages. She was also the recipient of the 2014 Far Niente Winery Fellowship at the Symposium for Professional Wine Writers at Meadowood.
Kara has appeared on ABC’s View From the Bay, Martha Stewart’s Everyday Food on Sirius Radio, Heritage Radio Network, and The Splendid Table.
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