Carlos Hernandez

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Tampa, Florida
University Of South Florida
Restaurants, Food Trends, Coffee
  • Carlos was featured as a writer by the South Korean government in the first food tour for foreign foodies.
  • He previously planned the World's Largest Food Truck Rally Ever in Tampa, Florida.
  • In 2013, his blog, Carlos Eats, was named Best Food Blog in Tampa by a local publication.


Carlos has worked as a food writer and journalist since 2010 and has published work in numerous outlets including Creative Loafing Tampa, Edible Tampa Bay, Patch News, and more. He built a following on social media outlets including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other outlets to help promote his work. Carlos started writing about food in college with a food blog and quickly started writing for local newspapers as well as magazines, and he continues to freelance today. He joined in April 2023 and brings a long background in food writing to the outlet that includes covering restaurants, rising chefs, food brands, wineries, national news, and other topics.


Carlos has a bachelor's degree in International Relations from the University of South Florida.
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