Jennifer Zyman Jennifer Zyman is a restaurant critic, food writer, and noodle enthusiast born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and raised in Atlanta where she lives with her family. She is a graduate of Emory University and California Culinary Academy whose work has appeared in Atlanta Magazine, Atlanta Intown Paper, Creative Loafing Atlanta, The Atlanta-Journal Constitution, Bon Appetit, Serious Eats, Eater Atlanta, Thrillist, The Kitchn, and her website The Blissful Glutton. About Southern Living Southern Living, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, celebrates the food, homes, places, and culture of the South. We reach 7.2 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.