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The Team

Bitches Who Brunch tells you where to brunch, what to wear, and where to party in Boston, New York, Chicago, and Washington, D.C. We publish every week day, starting with Monday’s events calendar and continuing with fashion, party recaps, theatre reviews, easy-and-delicious recipes, and brunch reviews and guides throughout the week. Interested in reaching our readers? Click here to learn more about partnering with us.

Maggie Walsh Deaver

CEO & Boston Editor-In-Chief

Jackie Bender

Chicago Editor-in-Chief

As a TV host, reporter, and producer, Jackie has a well-manicured finger on all things "lifestyle" in Chicago from red carpets to parties, fashion and - of course - the city's hottest restaurants. She's been known to crash chefs' kitchens with cameras to learn their trade secrets and is trying to live her best life one mimosa at a time.

Alexis Kersey

Chicago Editor

Born and raised in Washington, D.C., Alexis now calls the Windy City her home. Between PR activities in Chicago's vibrant food scene and volunteering with animal rescues, Alexis finds time for manicures and blow-outs, nightlife and networking. She is known to be planning her next meal while eating her current one.

Kirsten Ballard

Chicago Associate Food Editor & Social Manager

Kirsten is our Chicago Associate Food Editor & Social Manager. From 9-5, she works at a Great Lakes nonprofit, but after hours she loves exploring Chicago, looking for dog-friendly bars and good biscuits.

Kayla Mills

Boston Fitness & Lifestyle Editor

If she is not filling her week with solo dates to the gym you can bet she is trying out a new boutique fitness class, listening to a podcast or shopping (for food or fashion). Kayla is a 5 time Whole30 veteran and Moscow Mule drinker who will sing almost any Destiny's Child song at karaoke as long as she can be Beyoncé.

Dannah Strauss

D.C. Food Editor

From Michelin restaurants to hole in the wall joints, Dannah is always hunting down noteworthy flavors. Previously scouting out New York's brunch scene, she's now diving right into D.C.'s fashion, art, and, of course, brunch culture one District establishment at a time.

Vinciane Ngomsi

D.C. Associate Lifestyle Editor

Vinciane is our Associate Lifestyle Editor, which is a fun way of saying she knows where to find the best plate of nachos in D.C. Food is her love language, and she can prove it by baking you the most delicious coconut crepe cake you've ever eaten. A Kansas City-bred sports writer by day, Vinciane is still on the hunt to find the best BBQ in the DMV area. Her favorite brunch plate is eggs Benedict with a side of candied bacon.

Alex Gillies

New York Associate Food Editor

A self-proclaimed "Southern Hemisphere Belle" originally from Melbourne, Australia who traded in flip flops for snow boots. She can often be found wandering the streets of New York listening to a podcast or tackling the city one diner, biscuit café, and Bloody Mary at a time.

Cori Sue Morris

NYC Food Editor & Co-Founder

A co-founder of Bitches Who Brunch, Cori Sue loves brand strategy, social media, red wine, and pink lipstick. When she's not brunching, shopping, or working, you can find her at a boutique fitness class or at the airport off on her next international adventure. Her favorite brunch dish is steak & eggs.

Shruti Shah

NYC Cocktail Editor

Shruti, our resident vegetarian has a love affair with gin, spicy food and speakeasies. By day she's hustling in PR for leading consumer brands. When she's OOO, find her at Daybreaker dance parties, exploring kitschy cocktail bars and reviewing veggie-friendly brunches. Shruti can't resist lemon ricotta pancakes.

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