Naomi Tomky

Naomi Tomky uses her unrelenting enthusiasm as an eater, photographer, and writer to propel herself around the world. From trailing a street food hawker in Singapore to navigating the ancient roads of the Mayan jungle, she explores the world with a hungry eye—and mouth. The author of The Pacific Northwest Cookbook writes about food and travel for publications including Saveur, The New York Times, Fortune, Food & Wine, and many more. She has contributed to various guides, guidebooks, and Lucky Peach’s book All About Eggs. See below for a complete list of publications. Naomi Tomky won a Lowell Thomas Award for Culinary Travel Writing in 2019, the Association of Food Journalists “Best Food and Travel Writing” award for 2016 and was a nominee for a 2017 writing award from the International Association of Culinary Professionals. Her writing was selected in the 2017 edition of the Best Food Writing anthology.

Naomi Tomky


From Yuck To Yum, Kids Are Learning About Food In Almost Every Book You Read Them

Why this food writer skips certain lines in her kids’ favorite books.


Tamron Hall Knows We're Not All Parenting Through The Same Pandemic

The new mom on her eponymous talk show, life with a toddler, and dealing with tough topics.


Ayesha Curry Brings It All To The Table


by Naomi Tomky, Kenji López-Alt, Angela Davis, Claudette Zepeda and Angela Garbes

Easy Dinners For Weird Times, From Chefs