Tessa McLean

Tessa McLean is a contributing writer at Serious Eats.
Location: San Francisco, California
Education: University of Iowa
  • Tessa McLean is a San Francisco-based writer and editor.
  • Along with Serious Eats, her work has been published in SFGATE, The Bold Italic, 7x7 Bay Area, and Eater.
  • She has expertise in food and drink, lifestyle, and health.


About Serious Eats

Serious Eats, a Dotdash brand, is an award-winning food and drink website visited by over 7 million hungry readers every month. Our audience comes to us for rigorously tested recipes, science-driven cooking techniques, robust equipment reviews, and stories that offer cultural and historical context to the foods we love to eat.

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