Kara Newman

Location: New York, New York
Education: New York University
Expertise: Wine, Spirits, Cocktails
  • 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.


About Serious Eats

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