Austin Doty

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Salt Lake City, UT
University Of Utah
Fast Food, International Cuisine, Food Industry Worker Profiles
  • Austin makes it his mission to try McDonald's in every country he visits to see how each location compares (China's McDonald's is his favorite so far).
  • He loves food of all flavors and qualities, whether it's a $3 pizza slice in Brooklyn or a $900 Michelin-star meal in Spain.
  • He has also interviewed countless people in the food industry, including chefs, bartenders, brewers, restaurant owners, and food photographers.


A few years ago, Austin shifted his writing interests to food, travel, and technology. However, he began his career in 2015 as a music journalist interviewing bands like FIDLAR and Allah Las. From there, he expanded his coverage to writing about designers, filmmakers, fashionistas — anyone with a left-field angle and something fun to say. While Austin currently resides in Salt Lake City, he is always plotting his next adventure and where to find the freshest bite.


Austin has a bachelor's degree in English from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City where he focused on critical theory and how technology shapes literature.
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