Dave Stroup is a writer living in Washington, D.C. His work has appeared at Eater National, Entropy Magazine, DCist, Brightest Young Things, Greater Greater Washington, and elsewhere. His writing has also been featured on Longreads, The Morning News, and others. His work has been nominated for a James Beard Foundation Journalism Award. Dave has previously worked as a doorman at a rock club, a manager at a hardware store, a local news blogger, and a digital strategist.