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Joanna O'Leary

On Assignment For HuffPost

Joanna Shawn Brigid "Bridey" O'Leary was born in Alexandria, Virginia, grew up in central Pennsylvania and Massachusetts, and now calls Houston, Texas home. She graduated from Harvard University with a degree in English and earned a PhD in Victorian literature from Rice University. Bridey has served as a culinary consultant, food historian, and travel/food critic for media outlets such as Let's Go travel guides, The Nosher, Wine Enthusiast, BlackBook, the Onion, Houstonia, ColinCowie Weddings, and Fit, Strong & Sexy.