Marisa Petrarca

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Wagner College
Reviews, Food Trends, Food History
  • Marisa revels in the intersection of pop culture and food. She couldn't help but be entertained by the TikTok revelation that you can buy an Olive Garden cheese grater from your waiter.
  • She's an equal-opportunity foodie, exploring everything from McDonald's latest offerings to indulging at Michelin-starred restaurants.
  • She prioritizes sustainability and innovation, as evident in her Artful Living piece, "How Upcycled Beauty is Helping Fight Food Waste."


Marisa has over five years of editorial experience as a writer and editor specializing in lifestyle subjects. She was a full-time editor at Grazia USA, Us Weekly, and POPSUGAR before embarking on her freelance career in 2021. She now writes for a slew of publications, including Artful Living Magazine, Fashionista, InStyle, and Real Simple, among others. Anyone in her circle can attest to her unwavering passion for food, as her palette knows no bounds.


Marisa has a bachelor's degree in English literature from Wagner College.
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