In Chapter 3 of 16 in her 2012 interview, author and food writer Cathy Erway notes how she is able to deepen her friendships by collaborating with friends on projects. She notes how it adds a different dimension to the relationship. Cathy Erway is an author and food writer living in Brooklyn. Her first book, "The Art of Eating In" developed from her blog "Not Eating Out in New York". She earned a BA in creative writing from Emerson College.