Margo Gabriel

Margo Gabriel

Lives In

Lisbon, Portugal


  • University of Massachusetts Boston


  • Travel
  • Food

Margo Gabriel is originally from Miami, Florida, and grew up in Boston, Massachusetts. She is a freelance writer who centers her work on art, food, music, and travel. She is the author of "The Expat Kitchen" cookbook.

Margo has written for Cuisine Noir, Edible Boston, Boston Art Review, ButcherBox, Fodor’s Travel, Solstice Literary Magazine, and more.

Margo is the Coordinator and Correspondent at Bokamundo, an arts and culture organization for the lusophone speaking communities based in Lisbon, Portugal. She is a member of Comissão da Carteira Profissional de Jornalista. She is a contributing food writer at Cuisine Noir.


Margo is a freelance writer and enjoys sharing her insights on cultural and culinary spaces globally. She has written for Fodor’s Travel and celebrates entrepreneurs and small businesses via her travel writing about cities like Boston, Lisbon, Maputo, and Paris. An avid culinary creative, she hosts private dinners introducing the Lisbon community to Haitian cuisine. Her eagerness to share her experiences through storytelling is what inspires her work. She has been a guest speaker at Congresso dos Cozinheiros, Underpinned, Swirl Suite, Food For Thought, Table 86, and The Writer’s Co-op.


Margo Gabriel attended the University of Massachusetts Boston and graduated with a bachelor's degree in English and Professional Writing. She is an AmeriCorps VISTA alum. She was awarded the Fairmount Cultural Corridor Grant in 2020.

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