Asia McLain

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Location
Los Angeles, CA
School
University Of Southern California, School Of Cinematic Arts
Expertise
Southern/New Orleans Style Cooking, Disney Parks Food, Celebrity Chefs & Cookbooks
  • Asia once won a neighborhood "Iron Chef" competition where the secret ingredient was sweet potato. The highlight of the winning menu was her Caribbean sweet potato salad.
  • Her celebrity doppelganger (or dopplegangers) are Tia and Tamera Mowry, and when she interviewed Tamera in 2022, even she was tickled by the resemblance.
  • The celebrity chef she'd most like to have a meal with (and had her first celebrity chef crush on) is Bobby Flay.

Experience

Asia has been writing since she could hold a pencil, and she has worked as a professional writer for over a decade. She began her media writing career as a parenting writer and content creator for BuzzFeed and has since expanded her coverage to a diverse variety of lifestyle topics, including TV, movies, travel, food, women's issues, health, and Disney Parks. She has also conducted interviews with celebrities like Chrissy Teigen, Kristen Bell, and "Supernanny" Jo Frost. Asia's articles have also been featured in Multiples of America's "Notebook" national magazine and the Disney Food Blog. She has been contributing to Today Meal since 2023.

Education

Asia has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in writing for screen and television from the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts.
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