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Michalene Busico

Deputy Editor

As the deputy editor, Michalene Busico oversees Robb Report’s coverage of dining and restaurants, art, antiques, and cigars. Before joining the magazine, she was the New York Times’ Dining-section editor, a deputy features editor at the Los Angeles Times, and the executive editor at Entrepreneur magazine. She has directed coverage of travel, cars, food, home, fashion, entertainment, and business, and is the editor of one cookbook, The Chefs of the Times, and a coauthor of another, Gourmet Cooking on a Budget.

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