Based in the Bay Area, Allie was previously the managing editor of Hoodline, a local news start-up that was acquired by Nextdoor in 2019. Prior to that, she edited Eater's San Francisco site. Her work has also appeared in Vulture/New York magazine, the San Francisco Chronicle, and Sunset magazine. She received her B.A. in literature from Harvard and is a Certified Cicerone®, the beer equivalent of a sommelier.