Gabriela Mungarro

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Los Angeles, CA
Washington State University, California State University
Travel, Food, Lifestyle
  • Gabriela has studied Geography, traveled and backpacked to eight countries, and loves cultural travel photography.
  • She's also been a food and dining writer for the past 10 years, and once had a whiskey and taco column. She lives and breathes tacos -- especially Baja-style fish tacos.
  • She has been a lifestyle, culture, and events writer for the past 10 years, covering everything from luxury hotels to local community events.


Gabriela Mungarro, also known as Gaby, is a Los Angeles-based, South Bay born-and-raised writer who specializes in food, travel, lifestyle, and cultural topics since 2012. When she's not out searching for the best (fish) tacos in Southern California, you can find her with camera in hand capturing beach and surf images. She's a huge movie buff, Formula One fanatic, and loves anything to do with travel. Her bylines include LOCALE Magazine, Long Beach Post, L.A. Taco, Discover L.A., Catalina Express Magazine, I.E. Weekly, and Culture Magazine.


Gabriela earned a B.A. in Journalism and minor in Geography from CSULB. She served as Food Editor with a taco and whiskey column for CSULB's student-led magazine, DIG. She also interned at various publications focusing particularly on food and dining. Gabriela also attended WSU and earned an M.A. in Strategic Communications.
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