David Tran

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Washington, D.C.
Virginia Commonwealth University
Veganism, Restaurant And Product Previews, Food Trends
  • As a longtime vegan, David has whipped up many vegan dishes and desserts.
  • He has covered restaurant openings and new product launches and has interviewed restaurateurs and chefs, including DC-based chef Victor Albisu and Richmond ice cream shop owner and winner of Food Network's "Clash of the Cones" Rabia Kamara.
  • In his free time, David runs a blog analyzing and dissecting the latest pop culture and internet trends, often intersecting with food.


David is a freelance writer with a passion for arts & culture, food, and internet culture. Since his first role at RVA Magazine, David has covered local businesses, entertainers, and change-makers, focusing on underrepresented and historically marginalized communities. He piqued an interest in food writing during his time at Washingtonian Magazine. At the publication, he covered the latest restaurant openings in the D.C. area. His works have also been published in Richmond Times-Dispatch and AP News.


David holds a B.S. in Mass Communications, with a concentration in Digital Journalism from Virginia Commonwealth University. During his time in college, his work has been published in AP News and numerous local outlets.
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