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.

She writes about food and travel for publications including Saveur, Fodor’s, The Atlantic’s CityLab, Vogue, Food & Wine, and many more. She has contributed to various guides, guidebooks, and Lucky Peach’s book All About Eggs. She is a contributing editor for Seattle’s Child. See below for a complete list of publications.

Naomi Tomky won 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.

To hire Naomi for food or travel writing, recipe development, food photography, editing, writing help, pitch-coaching or to discuss speaking opportunities, please email

Get in touch with Naomi:






Food & Wine

Jewish in Seattle

The Atlantic’s CityLab


Airline Magazines (Alaska, Southwest, Malaysia, Norwegian)


The Forward

Pacific Standard

The Stranger

Seattle Magazine

Book Contributions

All About Eggs from Lucky Peach

Fodor’s Seattle Where to Eat chapter

Best Food Writing 2017

Other Roles

Contributing editor, Seattle’s Child

Seattle restaurant writer,

Introduction to Travel Writing teacher

Pitch coach

Ghost editor

Recipe developer

Recipe tester