Michele Herrmann applies her love for art, travel, and food -- plus a willingness to trying something new -- toward creating editorial and promotional content that puts the reader right on the page. She regularly contributes features to TimeOut New York, amNY, Orbitz, and Trip.com. Past publications include Yahoo, BudgetTravel, and Shermans Travel. She also has completed projects for SLE Lupus Foundation, the New York Travel Festival, and Bigelow Tea.
Homemade Colorful Mardi Gras King Cake

What Is King Cake? History and Meaning of the Mardi Gras Tradition

Mardi Gras isn’t subtle, and neither is this sugary, rainbow-colored confection. Find out what king cake is all about—and what’s up with the baby hidden inside.