Meg Mateo Ilasco is a writer, editor, stylist and designer.

recent work: writing

CHERRY BOMBE
ISSUE NO. 12

Meet Chef Natalia Pereira (right). Brazilian immigrant. Former domestic worker. And so much heart in her approach to her restaurant, WoodSpoon, located in the fashion district of Los Angeles. Learn more about her in the current issue of Cherry Bombe (No. 12, “Eat the Rainbow.”).

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“When you come to my restaurant, you are coming to my house and I will cook a meal for you.”

— NATALIA PEREIRA, CHEF & OWNER OF WOODSPOON
CHERRY BOMBE, ISSUE NO. 12, eat the rainbow


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previous WORK: writing

in good company
fall 2018

I had the pleasure of writing two profile stories for the (Fear)less Issue of Good Company: Radical Monarchs, an Oakland-based organization for girls of color, and Pipeline Angels, founded by Natalia Oberti Noguera, which creates capital for women and non-binary femme social entrepreneurs.

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previous WORK: writing

sunset
august 2018


Farming is normally a family tradition. But with the buy-local movement comes a new generation farmers who didn’t grow up on farms. “From the Ground Up” features three California growers—Kristyn Leach of Namu Farms, Kenny Likitprakong of Hobo Wines, and Daniele Strawn of Jolee Blooms—who went from novice to in-the-know, creating farms on their own terms.

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previous WORK: STYLING & SET DESIGN

MODERN LUXURY Silicon Valley
july 2018


For the July 2018 issue of Modern Luxury Silicon Valley, I worked with EIC Anh-Minh Le to create the chalkboard set for the cover story on Robyn Sue Fisher, founder of Smitten Ice Cream. Doodling a whole wall science-y diagrams was both fun and therapeutic.

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