Pervaiz Shallwani is a Senior Editor and writer at The Daily Beast. Pervaiz is a seasoned journalist and classically trained cook whose work straddles the worlds of food and hard news. Sometimes, the two cross paths. Before joining The Daily Beast, Pervaiz served at the host of Feed Me, the Emmy and IACP winning food series produced by Newsday, where he also worked as a food writer and restaurant critic. He is a former New York Correspondent and Contributing Editor at Chow.com where he co-hosted the second season of the NY CHOW Report, which aired weekly on NY1. Born in Toronto and raised in Chicago, Pervaiz comes from a Pakistani family that takes pride in cooking. He promises to eat anything (edible) at least once.