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Stacy Brooks

Food and travel writer.
Blogger at Tangled Up In Food.

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Stacy Brooks is a Minneapolis-based freelance writer and blogger. She focuses on food and travel, and her writing has been published in the Minneapolis Star Tribune, Minnesota Monthly, Cheese Connoisseur, Eater Twin Cities, and City Pages. Her personal blog, Tangled Up In Food, features food-focused travel writing and seasonal recipes.

Stacy also provides copywriting services and guest blog posts. Contact Stacy for details.


Stacy's writing has appeared in print and web publications including the Minneapolis Star Tribune, Minnesota Monthly, Cheese Connoisseur, City Pages, and The Kitchn.

A selection of clips is provided below, with a full list available at this link.


In New York City, experience the world without a passport (Minneapolis Star Tribune, December 6, 2018)

Three MN Winery Road Trips for Fall: Heading East (Minnesota Monthly, September 2018)

See fjords, affordably (Minneapolis Star Tribune, October 22, 2017)

Dining & drinks

Food policy & social justice


Personal essays

Is Travail’s hefty price tag really worth the splurge? A skeptical cheapskate investigates (City Pages, April 10, 2018)

Salted Nut Roll (Put A Egg On It, September 2017)

Why a Food Budget Changed How I Ate--Permanently (The Kitchn, March 14, 2017)

Photo of Strawberry Flax Smoothie Bowl


Since 2012, Tangled Up In Food has featured food-focused travel writing and seasonal recipes. From the search for the best bagel in New York City to the scenic drive up Minnesota's North Shore, Stacy's engaging voice and photography have earned Tangled Up In Food a loyal and active readership. Her easy-to-follow recipes highlight seasonal ingredients, with a healthy and mostly-vegetarian focus.

Stacy has developed recipes and produced sponsored content for companies including Stonyfield Organic, Bob's Red Mill, and Le Crueset. Would you like to see your brand featured on Tangled Up In Food? Contact Stacy for details and a media kit.