Ariel Lauren Wilson

Lauren grew up on her family's farm in the North Carolina mountains. She now lives in New York and is the editor of Edible Manhattan and Edible Brooklyn.

And The Winner of the Travel Cover Contest Is…

A couple of weeks ago, we asked you to help us choose our next cover for our upcoming travel issue of Edible Manhattan. Between shots like idyllic olive harvests in Tuscany, playful PacMan dumplings from RedFarm, and plump Romanian sour cherries, let’s be real — each of them could have graced the front of our print edition! Nonetheless, there can only be one cover.

Irving Farm Coffee Roasters to Open New Café

Having began as a café near Union Square back in 1996, Irving Farm Coffee Roasters knows a thing or two about the coffee business. They moved up the Hudson Valley to start their own roastery back in 1999, but managed to establish a urban-country balance by both supplying and operating cafés throughout the city.

A Big Howdy from Our New Digital Editor

My name’s Lauren and I’m thrilled to be joining Edible Manhattan and Edible Brooklyn this week as the new digital editor. I look forward to continue bringing you the best place-based stories, news, events, recipes, and more from our community!