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Claudia McNeilly

 
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Claudia McNeilly is a food and music writer living in Toronto. She writes a weekly column in the National Post where she talks about restaurants and food trends. She also covers hip-hop for NOW Magazine and XXL. Her writing has also appeared on/in Vogue, Teen Vogue, New York Magazine, Toronto Life, FASHION Magazine, Broadly, Munchies and Canada's 100 Best Restaurants. She is also a culinary judge on Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants 2018, Iron Chef Canada and the Polaris Music Prize.

Her food and music show Eating Out premiered in 2018. It follows many of Toronto’s best artists to some of the city's most exciting restaurants to learn more about their careers and the city's food scene.

 

HIGHLIGHTS & RECENT WORK

 

Watch Season 1 of Eating Out here

35 of the best hip-hop projects of 2019 (so far). July 2019. XXL Magazine.

Here’s every hip-hop song of the summer since 2000. June 2019. XXL Magazine.

In praise of Tapa’s, the spanish style of eating that works with any cuisine. June 2019. National Post.

Why restaurants need to put more thought into their music. May 2019. National Post.

Interview: Tobi’s Search for home. May 2019. Now Magazine.

WHy Time Magazine Should have included hip-hop in its 100 Most Influential people list. April 2019. XXL MAgazine.

What’s it like dining at Canada’s $500 per person sushi restaurant? April 2019. National Post.

Review: Just John x Dom Dias Chart new ground for toronto Hip-hop. April 2019. Now Magazine.

Interview: Vince Staples on Tour Life, Toronto and how he’s commemorating Mac Miller. February 2019. Now Magazine.

The New New: 15 Toronto Rappers You SHould Know - January 2019. XXL.

When it comes to culinary creations, there is a lot of grey area between riffing on and riffing off recipes - january 2019. national post.

Why Ambrosia salad is the forgotten holiday dish that deserves our attention - november 2018. National Post

Beyond Craft Beer: Canada’s best craft distillers to know now - october 2018. National Post

Is it possible to travel for food and not be awful? August 2018. National Post

Why Ambrosia salad is the forgotten holiday dish that deserves our attention - november 2018. National Post

Wine-beer is the perfect hybrid drink to sip from summer to fall - August 2018. Vogue

Why we should ignore the buzz surrounding new restaurants and give proper due to the ones that have lasted - July 2018. National Post

From orange wine to pinot freezio, the best and worst drink trends of the summer - July 2018. National Post.

A Finger-lickin' List: here are the top spot for crispy, mouthwatering fried chicken in Canada - July 2018. National Post.

Why we need to abandon the myth of the miracle diet once and for all - June 2018. National Post. 

How Anthony Bourdain's influence was rooted in an insatiable hunger for food - and life - June 2018. National Post. 

The GLUTTONOUS appetite of billion: Why the most compelling food show on television isn't a food show at all - May 2018. National Post. 

Why you should ignore the stigma around ordering the cheapest glass of red or white and enjoy a glass of house wine - april 2018. national post.

PennE for your thoughts: why italian Food's endless ramble of cheese, meat and tomato sauce is overrated - april 2018. national post.

The Restaurant at PEarl Morissette - March 2018. Canada's 100 Best. 

Why we need to expand the types of seafood we eat - January 2018. National Post. 

Bogota, COlombia, is an IRRESISTIBLE dining destination. January 2018. vogue magazine.

The case against brunch and how it became the ultimate symbol of gentrification - December 2017. National Post. 

Why diet culture and the endless journey to "wellness" is so insidious - November 2017. National Post.  

Why Spam is the foie gras of the grocery store and it's time we gave it some credit - November 2017. National Post.  

How does a food become a trend and see the light of a grocery store shelf? September 2017. National Post. 

How bureaucracy is keeping Ontario's best wines off liquor store shelves and nowhere near your dining table. September 2017. National Post.

Why Netflix documentary 'What the Health' has got nutritional advice very, very wrong. August 2017. National Post.  

Eat at your own risk: the rising popularity of dangerous and gruesome foods. March 2017. National Post. 

 

 

 

 

Education

INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, ATLANTA

B.S. COMPUTER SCIENCE, APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT
Graduated May 2018

 

INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, ATLANTA

B.S. COMPUTER SCIENCE, APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT
Graduated May 2018

 

INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, ATLANTA

B.S. COMPUTER SCIENCE, APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT
Graduated May 2018

Awards

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Contact

Email: example@email.com
Phone: 212 123 4567
Address: Brooklyn, NY