Adam Swierk

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Tufts University
Fast Food History, Beer & Alcohol, Food-Based Pop Culture
  • Adam collaborated with an LA-based therapist to research and ghostwrite a self-help book in 2021 ("Wired for Happiness"), which included suggestions for healthy eating and lifestyle choices.
  • He's provided expert analysis as a food and culture writer for several History Channel shows, including "The Food That Built America."
  • His obsession with Crown Royal whiskey led him to feature it prominently in a novel he wrote.


Adam is a passionate storyteller who lives to write. His innate talent for conversational expertise and attention to detail allows him to write about highly technical, complicated topics in an accessible, easy-to-understand manner. A connoisseur of all things Taco Bell, his passion for food led him to join Mashed as a features writer and food critic in early 2022 and currently serves as editor for Tasting Table.


Adam spent four years studying sociology at Tufts University. He played defensive line for the Jumbo football team, and he was a member of the Delta Upsilon fraternity while at Tufts, as well.
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