Jessica Allen writes about food, culture, travel, parenting, and New York City (where she lives).
Her work has been published in many places, including: The Boston Globe, CBS, The Christian Science Monitor, CNN, The Independent, McSweeney's, Mental Floss, New York Metro Parents, The Onion A.V. Club, Paste, Publishers Weekly, Roads & Kingdoms, Salon, The Smart Set, The Toast, The Washington Post, and Writer's Digest.
The Great American Read, her book about books, was published in 2018.
She can eat her weight in jelly beans, and be reached at jessallenica [at] gmail.com.