- Tabitha Blankenbiller is an event coordinator, baker, marketer, and writer.
- She runs Pinup Panache, a bakery and event company in Portland, Oregon.
- Blankenbiller wrote Eats of Eden (2018), a collection of personal essays about writing and food.
Tabitha Blankenbiller is a writer who runs a bakery and event company. Her freelance work has appeared in Salon, Tin House, Bustle, Narratively, Electric Lit, and more.
She received an MFA from Pacific University in creative writing and since then has been a personal chef, food blogger, marketer, freelance writer, and author.
Blankenbiller wrote Eats of Eden, published in 2018, a collection of personal essays on writing and food that she calls a "foodoir."
What's your desert island food and why?
"Burgers. It is the perfect food that involves all texture sensations, and can be adapted to any flavor profile. There is nothing more satisfying than a burger."
What's your favorite condiment and why?
"Kewpie Mayonnaise. It's creamy, it's tangy, it's incredible on its own or mixed with virtually any other condiment to make a richer, superior version of original condiment. It transforms everything it touches to the next level. BLT? Cool. Kewpie BLT? MARRY ME."
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