Lexi Trimpe has spent the last four years studying journalism and combining her passions of writing, food and entertaining. While writing for Hour Detroit Magazine, beginning in 2015, she worked with a variety of talented, Detroit-based food entrepreneurs and writers. Her article entitled “Food Porn Illness,” which featured local food photographers are blogger’s tips and suggestions for amerature food photography, appeared in Hour’s August 2015 “Foodie” edition, and was eventually featured as a segment on Fox 2 Detroit morning hour.
She has also covered various events for the magazine, as well as her university newspaper, The South End. Trimpe began freelancing as a production assistant for major Detroit art-based events in 2012, working with the Detroit Creative Corridor Center. A self-admitted foodie, Trimpe documents Detroit’s emerging culinary playground through her professional blog, as well as her experiences and visual observations while living in the city. She can also be found on Instagram @thewestvillageidiot or contacted at email@example.com.