Cook. Writer. Eater.

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Food Writing

More than 15 years experience as a published food writer and editor in premiere publications in the Twin Cities and beyond.

Need to know about the Twin Cities food scene? Look no further.

Mecca knows about it, and knows how to put it into words. 

As food personality at, you can catch me on the blog, on the radio, and video. Click here to see my work. 

Food editor of Metro Magazine 2006 to 2012. RIP, you beautiful rag, you. Click here to see samples of my work. 


Dining critic and food blogger for City Pages 2014 to 2017. During my time with the paper I wrote over 1500 bylines. Click to see my work. 

Catch me over at Munchies, writing about topics like the nuances of Somali cooking to the role of animal sacrifice in Hmong religious ceremonies.  Click to see my work.