Photograph by Maya Moverman

Photograph by Maya Moverman

Katie Okamoto is a food, culture, and environmental writer based in Los Angeles. Her work has appeared in The Atlantic, Bon Appétit, BuzzFeed Reader, Food52, Lucky Peach, Newsweek, Metropolis, Milky, and VICE.

Previously, she was the senior editor at Metropolis, where she covered sustainability, workplace equity, and design culture, and was managing editor on special projects.

She runs Bon Snack Club.


M.Arch, Columbia University GSAPP
B.A. Environmental Studies, Brown University

WSET Level 2 in Wine & Spirits, IWC
Certified Sake Adviser, SSI in progress
6 months at the Learning Center at Brooklyn Wine Exchange

National Writers Union
Asian American Journalists Association