Margarita Persico

Margarita, the founder and publisher of The Healthy Dish, is an investigative... read more

Margarita Persico

Bio

Margarita, the founder and publisher of The Healthy Dish, is an investigative and a multimedia journalist passionate about what makes the world tick. She is a freelance journalist, researcher, media producer who also has been blogging for years. She is foodista, writer, blogger, photographer, world traveler, student of many things, sometimes teacher or speaker, fully bilingual (Spanish and English with basic working knowledge of Portuguese). Margarita, a journalist with a master’s in liberal arts degree from Harvard University, has published articles — mostly about health — in newspapers, magazines, nonprofit and corporate newsletters in the U.S. and Costa Rica. Before becoming a journalist in 2007, she worked for over a decade as a computer system analyst. She is a wife, and she is a friend, aunt and cousin to many. She enjoys very much photography and cooking and has the opportunity to merge both usually when she cooks, which she is passionate about and many times she does with a camera strapped around her shoulders.