- Sonja Swanson is a food, travel, and culture writer.
- She is a 2019 UC Berkeley Food and Farming Journalism Fellowship recipient.
- Sonja is the audio producer for Gastropod.
Sonja Swanson writes about food, travel, and culture from the American Southwest with annual trips to Korea, her home of seven years. She was an editor at Time Out Seoul, worked in radio and marketing, and co-founded the Korean food blog Bburi Kitchen. She was 2019 recipient of the 11th Hour Food and Farming Journalism Fellowship at UC Berkeley and is currently an audio producer for Gastropod. In addition to Serious Eats, her work appears in Desert Companion, Eater, T Magazine, and the Los Angeles Times. There is always something fermenting in her kitchen (and only sometimes by accident).
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