Lia Ryerson

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New York City
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  • Lia Ryerson is an editor for Food Republic.
  • She is particularly interested in how history and culture influence culinary traditions.
  • Her favorite cooking show remains "Iron Chef" circa 1993-1999.


Lia has been a lifestyle editor since 2017. She has worked for a variety of outlets, including Business Insider, Yahoo, and MSN. Since joining Static Media, she has worked for several food brands including Food Republic, Mashed, Chowhound, and Tasting Table.


Lia has a B.A. in English and an MFA in creative writing.
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