Maki Yazawa is a food writer at Well+Good, where she writes food-related content, creates recipes, and produces social media content about cooking. She holds a degree in Media, Culture, and Communication from New York University, where she studied abroad four times to recreate her own version of Eat, Pray, Love. Prior to writing, she helped spearhead the launch of Food Network in Latin America. Maki has Venezuelan and Japanese roots and prides herself in her arepa-making skills. In 2019, she graduated from the Institute of Culinary Education with a degree in culinary arts and completed her externship at David Chang’s Majordōmo in Los Angeles, California.