Julie Littman is a reporter for Restaurant Dive. She has nearly a decade of experience in business reporting, previously covering commercial real estate and commercial insurance industries. She received her bachelors degree in literary journalism from University of California, Irvine and her masters degree in writing from California College of the Arts. The California-native turned East Coaster can often be seen bundled up under a pile of blankets watching Netflix and cuddling with her two gray cats. When the weather is favorable she enjoys exploring new restaurants, shopping and hiking.