Clare Baierl

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New York City
The New School
Hot Restaurant Openings, Healthy Eating, Veganism
  • Clare began her journalism career as a teenager, covering unique eats like deep-fried pickles, at the Minnesota State Fair for her hometown newspaper, The Pioneer Press.
  • She volunteered at a local soup kitchen in the East Village of New York City for over six years.
  • Clare owns over 60 cookbooks, 30 of which are dedicated to vegan recipes.


Clare has over seven years of experience in journalism and media, with a passion for covering local media, particularly emerging restaurants and food trends. She previously worked as a reporter and editor for BQE Media in New York, covering everything from local stories to in-depth investigative reports.
Currently, Clare serves as an editorial manager, teaching publishing interns how to copyedit, proofread, and fact-check. Passionate about combining travel and food, she has lived in four different countries and two states. Clare currently resides in New York City.


Clare holds a bachelor's degree with honors in journalism and design from The New School in New York City.

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