MEL ROSE, a New York City native who grew up in the Morris Park section of the Bronx, embodies a lifestyle that can only be described as the modern day Carrie Bradshaw.She launched her beauty and fashion YouTube channel back in 2009, and has since caught the eyes and captured the hearts of hundreds of thousands of people across the globe. A writer at heart, she launched Food and the City to focus on her adventures through cooking, travel, relationships, as well as give her followers a deeper look into the life of a 26 year old food and fashion maven.

Looking for NYCโ€™s latest hot spot? Her Instagram account (@officialmelrose) is loaded with options, as she was named a Top Foodie Expert by The Sunday Times in 2016, and continues to lend her taste buds to restaurants across the city!

Mel Rose has amassed a following upwards of 200,000+ followers for herself, largely due to her relatable personality, creative direction, and ability to naturally engage with her active audience.