Lauren Musni Lauren Musni is a New Jersey–based food writer and adventurer who loves cooking and discovering new places to eat. She has been working in the food media space since 2017.Experience: Lauren Musni holds a journalism degree from Rutgers University and a culinary arts degree from the Culinary Institute of America. She has more than seven years of professional restaurant experience and has written for a variety of media outlets, including Vue New Jersey, EatNom, and Food & Wine. Lauren also spent time at Beyond the Plate food tours, aiding in the company's business relaunch after its pandemic shutdown. About Food & Wine Food & Wine, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for anyone passionate about the culinary world. With rigorously tested recipes and the most trusted restaurant, drinks, culinary travel and home coverage, we inspire and empower people everywhere to discover, create, and devour the best in food and wine. Learn more about us and our editorial process.