Mikayla Blair

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Orlando, FL
Northern Arizona University
Bread Baking, Wine & Craft Beer, Culinary Fusion
  • The Society of Professional Journalists awarded Mikayla four times in 2019 and 2020 for her coverage of impactful local stories.
  • She assisted chef Lisa Dahl in writing her Latin cookbook "A Romance With Food" while working for her award-winning restaurant group in Sedona, Arizona.
  • An avid home cook, she loves experimenting with culinary fusions to create unique flavor combinations.


Originally from the mountain town of Flagstaff, Arizona, Mikayla began her writing career as a journalist in 2018, covering Zion National Park, public health, and human interest stories for St. George News. She spent several years writing and exploring the craft brewery scene of the American Southwest before moving to Orlando, Florida, where she joined the Tasting Table team in 2023. In addition to writing about all things culinary, she works as a content writer for Vedder Nation, where she shares her passion for women's self-defense.


Mikayla has a bachelor's degree in strategic communication from Northern Arizona University.
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