Photograph of Stacy Brooks

Stacy Brooks

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

Photo of Stacy


Stacy Brooks is a Minneapolis-based freelance writer and blogger. She focuses on food and travel, and her writing has been published in Hemispheres, Midwest Living, the Minneapolis Star Tribune, and Wine Enthusiast. Her personal blog, Tangled Up In Food, features food-focused travel writing and seasonal recipes.

Stacy also provides copywriting services for clients in the travel and hospitality industries, including Explore Minnesota, Visit Shakopee, and Visit Inver Grove Heights. Contact Stacy for details.


Stacy's writing has appeared in print and web publications including Hemispheres, Midwest Living, the Minneapolis Star Tribune, and Wine Enthusiast.

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


Iowa's "Denmark on the Prairie" Creates Hygge Away From Home (Atlas Obscura, February 19, 2020)

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

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

Dining & drinks

Food policy & social justice


Personal essays

My Space-Wasting SpƤtzle Maker is My Favorite Kitchen Tool (The Kitchn, March 12, 2021)

Love in a Pan (Smart Mouth, November 12, 2020)

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.