Chiara Atik is a New York based writer, originally from California. She writes about dating for HowAboutWe.com, and is a playwright with Ensemble Studio Theater's Youngblood group. In her free time, Chiara likes to travel above all else, but when that's not possible, she contents herself with hanging around the Lower East Side, popping into museums, and lazing about on rooftops. She is on a quest to find the best pasta in New York City. You can follow her on twitter @ChiaraAtik.