Nikhita Venugopal is a food and culture journalist. She previously worked as a news reporter at DNAinfo in New York City covering stories on education, politics, real estate, crime, and more. 

Her writing has appeared in Bon Appetit's Healthyish, AFAR, Vice Munchies, Hindustan Times,, and elsewhere. 

She graduated from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in 2012. She's currently based in Bangalore, India with her husband and their cat, Pancake.

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