Matthew Spina

Los Angeles, CA
University Of Pittsburgh, Loyola University Chicago
Home Cooking, Baking, Food Culture
  • An experienced digital media writer, when he's not behind a keyboard Matt can be found obsessively hunting down the best street food or at the farmer's market grabbing the freshest fruit for his latest baking challenge.
  • Matt is interested in the larger-scale impacts of food on culture, the environment, sustainability, and history.
  • A passionate home cook and baker Matt believes strongly in the power of good food to bring people together and support a healthy and happy life.


A longtime writer and editor, Matt's work has often focused on the politics and culture of food in the United States. He spent seven years writing comedy and satire for The Onion and has done food writing for Thrillist.


Matt has a M.A. in history from Loyola University Chicago and attended University of Pittsburgh as an undergraduate.
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