rachelsafko

Rachel Safko writes about niche markets and is consulted for expert research in consumer trends, most recently featured in Forbes. She covered developing markets at a major global investment firm for a decade, with previous experience as a literary and nonfiction editor in book publishing. Her features on food, culture, economics and luxury have been published in award-winning newspapers and magazines, with recent work in Edible Manhattan and Edible Brooklyn about dealers who source rare tea and ceramics from Asia. More about her experience as a financial writer covering the developing economies can be found on Linked In. She hosts soirees in New York like this fika and is a food and drink specialist at IfOnly--cited by Bloomberg, Forbes and the Wall Street Journal for combining unique luxury experiences with philanthropic causes. Private events and consultations can be booked with her there, with a portion of proceeds donated to the Edible Schoolyard Project.

Food from the Old Country

“Read Gogol’s Dead Souls,” Ms. Ezersky ordered me over tea. “It’s the bible of Russian food.” I still haven’t read it yet, but know, at least, that the narrator travels the Russian countryside, feasting in villagers’ homes along the way. What I did do was speak with James Beard award-winning Portland chef Vitaly Paley about […]

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