Mikaela Bloom

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Washington, DC
George Washington University
Food Writing, Recipe Development, And Photography
  • Mikaela is a freelance writer covering all things DC.
  • In 2019, she published Eat Like A Local Washington DC, a guide to experiencing the Nation's Capitol just as a local does. The book is full of over 50 unique tips and an original (DC summer-proof) recipe.
  • Both catering and bakery business experience allows her to write with a unique technical perspective. She loves to use photography to convey the mood and passion of captivating food moments and memories.


Mikaela is a freelance food writer, recipe developer, and passionate home cook. She grew up in Washington DC, a city that raised her to explore diversity through food pathways and nurture constant curiosity with unforgettable monument picnics.


Mikaela's primary field of study is anthropology; communication studies, where she grew to adopt a cultural lens that informs and inspires her food writing style.
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