My New Book—Ice Cream: A Global History

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About the Author

Laura Weiss is a print and online journalist who has covered beats ranging from food and travel to Washington politics and policy. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Daily News, Travel + Leisure, the Food Network web site, Interior Design, AOL Travel, Edible Brooklyn, Edible East End, The Oxford Companion to American Food and Drink, and Nation’s Restaurant News.

Laura is also the author of Ice Cream: A Global History (Reaktion Books)due out April 15.
She was an editor for Zagat Long Island Restaurants 2009-2010. She’s an adjunct professor at NYU’s Carter Institute of Journalism and is the editor of New York food news site, www.foodandthings.com. Laura was a reporter for Congressional Quarterly, where she covered congressional politics and policy and a writer for TIME’s school edition. She also oversaw content partnerships at AOL for major entertainment brands like PBS and Cartoon Network.