Kayla Stewart

Kayla Stewart is a contributing writer at Serious Eats.
Location: New York, New York
Education: University of Houston, New York University
Expertise: Black and West African Foodways
  • Kayla Stewart is a columnist at the Bittman Project and Salon.
  • Stewart has contributed to numerous national and regional publications.
  • She was a Fulbright Scholar in Indonesia, she was awarded the UC Berkeley-11th Hour Food and Farming Journalism Fellowship, and her work "Tracing Jollof" (America's Test Kitchen)/ "400 Years After the Slave Trade Began, Tracing the Roots of Jambalaya to Jollof " (Civil Eats) was the 2020 winner of the National Association of Black Journalists' (NABJ) Salute to Excellence Award for Best Use of Multimedia.



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