Lorien Crow

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North Carolina, USA
Western Connecticut State University, Columbia University
Amateur Home Baking, Cooking Shows & Cookbooks, Restaurant Reviews
  • Lorien has been a self-proclaimed "foodie" and amateur home baker for the last two decades.
  • She has never missed an episode of Top Chef or the Great British Baking Show, and is currently obsessed with everything about The Lost Kitchen.
  • Collecting cookbooks, especially vintage ones, is a favorite pastime, as is updating the recipes found therein. She is currently working to master her Texas grandmother's biscuit recipe.


Lorien previously wrote restaurant reviews for travel site One New England, where she also chronicled her journey as a novice on the Connecticut Wine Trail. A former local editor for Patch and book reviewer at Publishers Weekly, she's currently exploring all the wonderful foodie destinations that Asheville, NC has to offer.


Lorien earned her BA in English Lit, with an Anthropology minor from Western Connecticut State University, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. She then earned her MFA in Fiction Writing from Columbia University in New York.
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