Helen Mitternight is a former AP reporter and current freelancer living in downtown Charleston. She writes the “Hidden F&B” blog for Grit and produces/hosts the podcast of the same name. Her work has appeared in The Post and Courier, Charleston Magazine, Charleston City Paper, The Local Palate, and Edible Charleston, among others. She grew up eating food prepared by a Southern country grandma on her dad’s side and a Sicilian grandmother on her mother’s, and her best memories involve food. Helen’s lifestyle blog, “Stilettos Not Required,” can be found at helenmitternight.com and her podcast, “Keep it Juicy!” is at keepitjuicy.com. Helen is a member of Les Dames d’Escoffier where she serves as president of the Charleston Chapter.