Nikki Munoz

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Los Angeles, CA
University Of California Berkeley
Local Restaurants, Cocktails, Food-related Pop Culture (eg "The Bear" Or "The Menu")
  • Nikki is obsessed with trying new restaurants and can offer a recommendation on command.
  • She has experience working in a restaurant and draws on that time in her journalism for Tasting Table.
  • Nikki is an avid reader of many things — she likes contemporary fiction written by women authors, news and culture sites such as The Cut and the New Yorker, and even Wikipedia.


Nikki began her freelance career as a theater critic, writing for publications such as the LA Times and Stage Raw. From there, she began branching out to writing about film and television. In 2021, she landed at Looper, where she wrote about the latest and greatest in entertainment news. In 2023, she switched over to another Static site, Tasting Table, to explore the world of food writing.


Nikki attended University of California, Berkeley, where she majored in English and minored in journalism. While there she studied both media and literature, taking classes on topics such as the sitcom, 1970s film and culture, and more. Nikki also spent two years writing for Berkeley's student-run newspaper, The Daily Californian, where she covered all subcategories of arts and entertainment, from podcasts to film/TV to books and more. She is currently getting her MFA in creative writing at Antioch University.
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