Erin Shaw

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Los Angeles, CA
Chapman University
Food History, Home Recipes, Food Cultures
  • Erin was hand-picked to serve as the Farmer's Market correspondent for the South Pasadena Review where she got to create seasonal recipes for her readers based on what the farmers brought to market each month.
  • Her work has been featured in numerous national publications such as DailyCandy, HelloGiggles!, FATHOM, LA Confidential Magazine, Gothamist, Quarterly Magazine, and Biz New Orleans Magazine.
  • In 2020, she published "Have Baggage, Will Travel," and she's currently in production on her third novel.


Born and raised in Los Angeles, CA, Erin has worked as a writer in the food, lifestyle, and travel world since 2008. She started the popular food blog, The Happy Mouth in 2009 while living in New York City and began working as a freelance journalist and blogger after that. She also shares her own love of food and travels on her blog: Fork, Map, Suitcase. In her spare time, Erin works as a novelist and screenwriter.


Erin has a bachelor's degree in music from Chapman University's Conservatory of Music. She still sings in the shower and on weekends with a wedding band.
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