Angela Carlos

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Armando Rafael

Culinary Editor

What do you do on a daily basis?
I eat, and read and write about food. I also help come up with culinary driven content that will appeal to a social audience, like our Snapchat viewers.

Who is your culinary icon?
Jeremiah Tower, Lidia Bastianich, Gabrielle Hamilton, Michael Symon

Who is your favorite food TV personality, past or present?
Julia Child

What's your favorite cookbook?
So many. Tartine Cookbook, The Zuni Café Cookbook, Plenty

What dish or ingredient will we never catch you eating?
Crab Cakes

What's your favorite condiment?
Hot sauce or mayonnaise

What's the first dish you learned to make?
Spaghetti with butter and cheese

Sweet tooth, salty tooth or both?
Both

What kitchen tool can't you live without?
Microplane

What music do you like to listen to in the kitchen?
Varies by what I’m making: oldies or folksy stuff for baking, alt or classic rock for cooking.

What's your favorite food scene from a movie?
Lobster scene from Annie Hall or the food fight in Hook

If you weren't in food, what career would you have liked to have tried?
Painter (assuming I can paint, but this is hypothetical, right?)

What's your favorite "food city" to visit?
Chicago

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