Jonathan Garcia

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Orange County, CA
California State University Long Beach
Home Cooking, Japanese Cuisine, Wine & Spirits
  • Jonathan lived in Japan for five years where he taught ESL to students of all ages and consumed way too many bowls of ramen.
  • He has worked in restaurants in two countries, is an obsessive home cook, and is a budding spirits and wine enthusiast.
  • His writing career spans topics from videogames, to dentistry, to marketing, and food.


After returning from his five-year odyssey in Japan, Jonathan followed a passion for cooking and eating into a brief career in the restaurant industry. He started writing in his spare time about his various food opinions and hot takes on his personal blog, which eventually helped him transition into writing as a full time career after the pandemic shook up the restaurant industry. Now, he lives in Orange County, California, working as a marketing copywriter at Glidewell, the largest dental laboratory in the world. But he still hasn't lost his passion for food and cooking, often exploring the wild for great meals and inspirations to write about.


Jonathan received his BA in Literature and Creative Writing at California State University Long Beach.
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