Food & Beverage Blogs & Magazines That Pay Writers

If all that pertain to food and beverage thrill you, here is your opportunity to share your passion with the world and get paid for sharing your opinion and expertise. This list will help you find the perfect opportunity to pitch and submit your articles for publication.

Get paid doing what you love. Payments are made upon publication of your work.

For more paid writing opportunities, navigate to our list of blogs and magazines that pay writers.

1. Edible Communities

Pay: Unspecified. Negotiate during pitching.

Niche: Food and drink

A collection of regional publication by the same community. Find one that appeals to you most, go through publication guidelines and shoot your shot.

2. Edible Cleveland

Pay: Unspecified. Negotiate during pitching.

Niche: Food culture in Cleveland

Works with editorial calendar to plan publication schedule, so, it will help if you can pitch in earlier. As always, read guidelines for compliance. Article length can be as short as 250 words and up to 2000 words long. This is perfect opportunity if you stay (or have stayed) in the area and have a personal experience with the food culture in Cleveland.

3. Food First

Pay: $300.

Niche: Scientific articles on a wide variety of food related topics including meal plans, cooking choices, fermentations, etc.

You can either send a pitch or submit a full article with accompanying photographs (if available). Read submission guidelines and past publications to increase your chances of success.

4. The Cook’s Cook

Pay: Unspecified. Negotiate rates during pitching.

Niche: Food and recipes.

Full manuscript submission is discouraged. Read publication guidelines and past publications before sending your pitch.

5. Food & Nutrition Magazine

Pay: Unspecified. Negotiate during pitching.

Niche: Food and nutrition services

Read their publication guidelines to make sure you adhere to house rules and current theme. Fine tune your pitch by getting familiar with their work. Article lengths vary depending on the segment you are writing for but typically from 300 to 3500 words long.

6. Edible Manhattan

Pay: Unspecified. Negotiate during pitching.

Niche: Food culture in Manhattan.

Requires story telling with a personal touch. Read publication guidelines and previous publication to see how well you can blend with their style. Articles are published after every few months.

7. Wine Enthusiast

Pay: Unspecified. Negotiate rates during pitching.

Niche: Wine and fine dining.

They invite queries and pitches. Read submission guidelines and past submissions before sending in your pitch. Article length should be 200-800 words long. Photographs can be sent along or as the main pitch.

8. Radish Magazine

Pay: $50-$150

Niche: Consumer health, natural food products and services within Western Illinois and Eastern Iowa.

They have a limit as to how many readers’ submissions they can publish at any given time. Read publication guidelines and send in your best articles for considerations. They publish monthly and photography is generally not accepted.

9. Twisted South Magazine

Pay: Unspecified. Negotiate during pitching.

Niche: Southern food culture.

This is the right publication for you if you love telling stories about Southern food and drink. You can either send a full article or a pitch. Be sure to follow their publication guidelines to increase your chances of getting published.

10. Salt

Pay: 40 cents per word (Canadian)

Niche: Canadian food culture.

Their audience mainly consist of the affluent, so your writing style must meet requirements set by the publication guidelines and your content must resonate with this class. Article length – 1200-3000 words long.

11. Sauce Magazine

Pay: Unspecified. Negotiate rates during pitching.

Niche: Food culture in St Louis.

Submit essays of up to 900 words long through their portal. Read related work (past publications) to increase your chances of success. Also make sure to go through the previously published articles to make sure your idea has not been published before submitting.

12. Today’s Dietitian Magazine

Pay: Unspecified. Negotiate during pitching.

Niche: Nutrition professionals.

Do not send full manuscript, just an abstract or the outline. When accepted, the expected length of the submission should be between 800 and 2500 words long. You can send illustrations/ photographs along with the article.

13. YAM

Pay: 40 cents per word (Canadian).

Niche: Health & fitness, lifestyle, wine and food culture in the Victoria region.

Send your pitch before writing the article. When accepted, expected article should be between 1200 and 3000 words long. Read submission guidelines and past publications to increase your chances of success.

14. Edible Milwaukee

Pay: 30 cents per word.

Niche: Food culture in Milwaukee.

Publication has an editorial calendar, so it helps to do your research and send in your work early. Read guidelines and publication requirements. Published by the larger edible network; their other outlets are included in this list but you can also find them listed on the editorial page.

15. Down East Magazine

Pay: 60-75 cents per word. $400 flat fee for Maine essays.

Niche: Destinations and food culture in Maine.

Check their editorial calendar, read submission guidelines and send your submission via the provided contact email. Articles that resonate with the current theme are highly likely to be published. Photographers can also send their pitch/work for consideration. Article length – 100-800 words.

16. The Cook’s Cook

Pay: Unspecified. Negotiate rates during pitching.

Niche: Food recipes.

Full manuscripts are accepted. Content guidelines are provided on their editorial page. Read past publications to get in tune with their style.

17. Edible New Orleans

Pay: Unspecified. Negotiate rates during pitching.

Niche: Food culture in New Orleans.

Writers are accepted on a rolling basis to submit articles of varying lengths (500 – 3000 words long). Read publication guidelines and pitch the editor before you start writing your article.

18. Edible Brooklyn

Pay: Commensurate with experience. Negotiate during pitching.

Niche: Food culture in Brooklyn area.

Editorial calendar available and content is published thematically. Read guidelines and be ahead of the curve to submit your pitch well ahead of time.

19. Catalyst

Pay: 10 cents per word

Niche: Organic food, gardening and food culture in Salt Lake City area.

Article lengths vary (shorter articles – 600-1500 words while longer articles – 2000-4500 words long). Read submission guidelines and past publications before submitting.

20. Saveur Magazine

Pay: Unspecified. Negotiate during pitching.

Niche: Food and travel.

Do not send full manuscript. Read publication guidelines and past publications to help you create a pitch that will be accepted. They are likely to accept you if your pitch is credible enough (include references to your relevant past work).

21. Taproot Magazine

Pay: Unspecified. Negotiate during pitching.

Niche: Family, farming, food and craft.

Article length ranges between 500 and 4000 words. They have a thematic calendar of sorts, so make sure your pitch is in sync with the current theme. Read their guidelines to improve chances of success.

22. Eating Well

Pay: $1 per word

Niche: Healthy eating

Read more about the magazine to find the section that best suits your interests. Send your pitch to the editing team for approval before writing your article. Article length – 150-400 (500 words maximum allowed) words long.

23. Healthy Living

Pay: Unspecified. Negotiate.

Niche: Recipes, lifestyle, travel, etc.

Submit your article via the submission form. Read submission guidelines and past publications for familiarization with their tone and style to increase chances of success. They do not pay “kill fee” when your article is submitted but not accepted, even if it was commissioned.

24. Edible Seattle

Pay: 30 cents per word

Niche: Food culture in Seattle.

Read publication guidelines and the editorial calendar before sending your submission. Photographs can be sent along when you submit your work.

25. Epicure & Culture

Pay: $10

Niche: Food, wine and culture of the ethical traveler.

Submissions are accepted on a rolling basis. Read publication guidelines and past publications for familiarity with tone and stye before sending in your pitch. Word count 500-1000+ per article.

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