Patricia Kelly Yeo

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Patricia Kelly Yeo is a Los Angeles-based freelance food, culture and health writer, with bylines in outlets including the New York Times, Bon Appetit, and Eater. Her first-person work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times and Sine Theta Magazine. Find her full portfolio at, and follow her for mini-essays and poetry on Instagram @patkyeo.


Cover Photo: An image of a  plate of rice with a fork and spoon
In Praise of Spoon and Fork

Could I really not keep anything from the unbearable whiteness of being?