Tram Nguyen Illustration

I am an award-winning illustrator and food writer based out of Chicago, Illinois.

My work has been featured in Lucky Peach, Cherry Bombe, Saveur, Travel + Leisure, The Washington Post, The Washington Post Magazine, The Chicago Tribune, The Guardian, Food & Wine, Bon Appetit, Nylon, Lucky, and many more.

Recognition and Awards: American Illustration, 3x3, Saveur BFBA Editor’s Choice for Best Writing


I illustrated and co-wrote Pen & Palate: Mastering the Art of Adulthood, with Recipes (Grand Central Life & Style). You can find it on Indiebound, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and at your local bookstore.


tram nguyen Pen and Palate book illustration