Emily Shwake

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Emily is a writer & editor based in Brooklyn. As the Wix Restaurants blog editor, she hires freelance writers, assigns stories, manages designers, and collaborates with social media strategists.

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Wix Restaurants

Caring for Your Community is Just Good Business

Profit, people, and planet are not mutually exclusive.

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Smoke is the Smell of Starting Over

Growing up near the Everglades, I got used to the idea that sometimes things need to burn in order to grow.

Why Are Parents So Upset At The Idea of Scrapping G&T Programs?

NYC schools are among the most segregated in the nation. Replacing G&T programs with inclusive, research-based models​ could make a huge difference.

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Zoe Adjonyoh Wants You to Eat More African Cuisine

Adjonyoh on her professional journey as a queer chef, her struggle to break away from her role as the token Ghanaian chef, and the joys of having a partner to share her work with.  

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You're Drinking Champagne Wrong

Why the type of glass you pour your bubbly in actually matters.

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The Statement Rug That Finally Made My Apartment Feel Like Home

Finding an attractive, affordable, and eco-conscious rug was no easy task.

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In Jeopardy of Failing to Rise

A collection of eight stories adapt the Black Bildungsroman for modern-day realities.

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