Naomi Tomky

Naomi Tomky is an award-winning food and travel journalist whose writing has been published in The New York Times, Travel + Leisure, Saveur, Thrillist, Eater, Serious Eats, and others. She has received praise for her book The Pacific Northwest Seafood Cookbook (2019).


Naomi has spent nearly a decade exploring the world armed with a healthy appetite, a hungry eye, and a camera. Her culinary adventures in places like Singapore, Mexico City, and the San Juan Islands have appeared in Afar, BBC Travel, Bloomberg, National Geographic Traveler, Serious Eats, Thrillist, Hemispheres, Vogue, and others. She has contributed to guidebooks such as Fodor's and to the Lucky Peach book All About Eggs. Closer to her home base, Naomi is a contributing editor at Seattle’s Child and the Seattle restaurant writer for She also teaches introductory food and travel writing classes and works as a recipe developer.


Naomi graduated from Dartmouth College with a bachelor of arts in Latin American and Caribbean studies.

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