Allison Lindsey

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Los Angeles, CA
St. Edward's University, Los Angeles City College
Food Service, Southern Cooking, Food History
  • Across the span of five years, Allison worked in the service industry as a host, server, barback, and bartender. Elijah Wood once called her "a fine waitress."
  • As a publicist, Allison secured cutting-edge features for her clients in publications like Rolling Stone, Billboard, TIME, SPIN, and more.
  • She's interviewed a wide variety of artists, including Sasha Spielberg, Lucky Daye, Tom Odell, Duckwrth, and more.


Allison is a tenured writer and communications professional with a focus on journalism, public relations, and advocacy. A Texas native living in Los Angeles, Allison combines her penchant for home cooking, southern hospitality, and pop culture to develop a distinct writer's voice that arrives at the intersection of storytelling and food. From serving and bartending to entertainment PR and celebrity interviews, Allison is a purveyor of all things fun and flavorful. When she's not transcribing interviews or editing stories, she's exploring LA's robust food culture through a multicultural lens of the past, present, and future.


Allison earned an associate degree in social and behavioral science from Los Angeles City College. She is currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in sociology.
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