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 TASTE, The Ringer, Bon Appétit,, Roads & Kingdoms, AFAR, Vice Munchies, Hindustan Times,, and elsewhere. 

She graduated from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in 2012. She lives with her husband, Colin, and their cat, Pancake.

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