The Today Show
THE TODAY SHOW features Krista on their “Fresh Cooks Live” series, where she demos how to open a fresh young coconut for the crowd in Rockefeller Center. She then makes healthy eats inspired by her international travels, and tops it all off with a cocktail that uses the fresh coconut water.
The Food Network
The Food Network features Krista Simmons on Robert Irvine’s show “Restaurant Express,” as “one of L.A.’s most highly published, influential food writers.” She judged two separate challenges on the competition series.
The Huffington Post
Huffington Post names Krista Simmons the Best Food Instagram Account In L.A. “She’s the Food Editor at LAist and is no stranger to TV…Simmons spent over a year working on organic farms in Southeast Asia and Australia, and it shows in her Instagram feed. She’s constantly posting pics of her Farmers Market loot and how she cooked it.”
The Hollywood Reporter
Hollywood Reporter features Krista Simmons on their Taste Test column, asking for the inside scoop on her dining pet peeves, guilty pleasures, and ideal last meal.
US Weekly calls out Krista Simmons as a Hot Pick on the red carpet for the “Top Chef Masters” season 4 premiere in Las Vegas, saying that “Simmons sizzles.”
Los Angeles Magazine
LA Magazine profiles LAist Food Editor Krista Simmons in this colorful Q & A done in February. The 28-year-old writer admits that her secret power is being able to twist herself into a pretzel (she’s a yogi), and talks about her ideal last meal.
Young Hollywood does a video interview with Krista Simmons, where she schools the host on Himilayan sea salt, how to eat crudo, and divulges her most recent culinary adventure: eating turkey testicles.
featured Krista Simmons in their annual food issue in November. She joined Pulitzer Prize-winning food critic Jonathan Gold and chef David Feau for a day of dining around the city to see which restaurant could illustrate an autumnal dish best, and the three finally selected a winner. Simmons announced the winner at their annual culinary gala.
San Francisco Weekly
San Francisco Weekly interviews Krista Simmons about her former life living in Northern California, working at Bonny Doon Vineyard, and how travel has impacted her culinary perspective.
Los Angeles Magazine
“We’d be tuning in to tonight’s season premier of Top Chef Masters no matter what. But finding out that local food writer and friend of the magazine Krista Simmons is this season’s new judge? Well, now we’re hooked.
Haute Living follows Simmons down the red carpet at the season 4 premiere of “Top Chef Masters,” along with other culinary celebs like Curtis Stone, James Oseland, Art Smith, and Rick Moonen.