Mackenzie Stratton

Mackenzie Stratton
Title: Food Writer
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Education: Drexel University

Mackenzie is a food writer who approaches the topic from all angles—the technical, aesthetic, cultural, and political. She enjoys the crossroads between writing and cooking because both fields require a level of precision and finesse, but there is also plenty of room for creative expression.


  • Currently working on a local foods cookbook about Mexican cuisine
  • Have lived in five countries, including Mexico, Nicaragua, Guatemala, and Costa Rica
  • Published over 30 cooking guides and food history features for The Spruce Eats and 22 Words
  • Speaks both English and Spanish



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