Tom Perkins

Tom Perkins is a contributing writer at Serious Eats.
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Expertise: Food journalism
  • Tom Perkins is a contributing writer at Serious Eats and journalist.
  • Along with his work for Serious Eats, he has written for Munchies, Vice, Salon, The Daily Beast, and Civil Beast.
  • He is the dining editor/restaurant critic for Metro Times, an alternative weekly in Detroit.


About Serious Eats

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