Clara Olshansky

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Yale University
Aldi, Costco, Burger King
  • Clara reported the news of Costco's re-introduction of twisted churros.
  • If you think red vine are licorice, you should read Clara's piece explaining why this common misconception is actually wrong.
  • Fans of fried rice were surely thankful for Clara's article on the best cooking oils to use for this beloved recipe.


In June 2013, Clara began writing work as an intern at Art F City. She later interned at a variety of publications, including Writopia Lab, Harper's Magazine, and PSFK. In May of 2015, she began through three years of work as a freelance writer for Food & Wine, where she published approximately 600 articles. She contributed to Mashed from 2020 to 2021.


Clara graduated with a bachelor's degree in English Language and Literature from Yale University in 2018.
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Stories By Clara Olshansky