Jaya Saxena is a Correspondent at Eater.com, writing about everything from labor to food culture to why American potato chips are so boring. Previously, she has written for publications like the New York Times, GQ, Elle, the Daily Dot, and more. Her work has been featured in the Best American Food Writing anthologies. She lives in Queens with her spouse and two ungrateful cats.
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