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Alaena Hostetter IN as Eater Houston Associate Editor

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Eater Houston is excited to announce that Alaena Hostetter has joined the team as associate editor, effective immediately. Formerly a full-time freelance journalist, Alaena has covered food, music, art, and culture for publications across the state and in California.

A Texas native, Alaena is an alumni of Trinity University and the University of Southern California. She started her career as a sports reporter at a community newspaper, walked celebrity dogs in Hollywood, and spent time at ABC News’ London bureau.

Please make sure to say hello to Alaena down in the comments. As always, Alaena and the rest of the Eater Houston team appreciate any restaurant-related tips and gossip. Email Alaena at, or follow her on Twitter.