Food newsletter writer Education: Cornell University; International Culinary Center Daniela Galarza is a staff writer for the Food section at The Washington Post. She is a trained pastry chef who has been writing about food and cooking for more than 10 years. She has been a senior editor at Eater.com, deputy food editor at Los Angeles magazine and has written for the New York Times, New York magazine, Wall Street Journal and other publications. Daniela grew up in Chicago. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Cornell University and a certificate in pastry arts from the International Culinary Center in New York. After studying pastry and bread in Paris, she worked as a pastry chef and in product development in New York and Los Angeles before entering journalism. She lives with her dog, Frito.