Aries Payne

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Houston, TX
University Of Houston, University Of Houston-Victoria
International Cuisine, Nutrition & Health, Local Restaurants
  • Aries has chased her wanderlust around the globe, from Canada to the Philippines, exploring cuisines both familiar and new to her.
  • Back home, she frequents restaurants owned by prestigious chefs, from James Beard Award winners to Food Network stars.
  • When she's not working, she's trying out new local restaurants with her friends and family from different cultures, including Malaysian, Thai, Mexican, Vietnamese, and Dominican food.


Aries has been editing and writing for over five years. Some of her previous experiences include editing for the nationally-recognized, undergraduate literary journal, Glass Mountain; producing articles for various digital agencies, brands, and affiliate bloggers; and editing for publishers such as Bright Sky Press and Night Heron Media. Outside of editing for Tasting Corner, she is currently an Associate Managing Editor at Wiley, where she manages a portfolio of academic journals. With her extensive background in editing and writing, Aries is dedicated to using her experience and knowledge to help people and businesses grow through the written word.


Aries has a bachelor's degree in English from the University of Houston and a master's in Publishing from the University of Houston-Victoria with a concentration in Communications.
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