I’m Nick Zarycki, a Toronto-based journalist, writer and editor. My writing has appeared in publications like Defector, Maclean’s, Vancouver Magazine and the Washington Post.

I’m always happy to connect at nickzarz at gmail dot com. Thanks for checking out my writing portfolio, and happy reading!

The Banana Has What It Takes To Defeat Gatorade Deadspin

What’s the Deal With Just for Laughs: Gags? National Post

I Finally Understand Why You Ding Dongs Won’t Come To The Net Defector

Interview with Little Bird creator Jennifer Podemski for Toronto Life

Interview with Noah ‘40’ Shebib and Yonis Hassan for Toronto Life

Profile of chef Denis Ganshonkov and Stop Restaurant for Toronto Life

Purple Hibiscus, a pop-up bringing a piece of Trinidad’s food history to Toronto Toronto Life

Better Days, a new Dovercourt Village bakery, is bringing back classic Canadian doughnuts Toronto Life

The story behind Owl’s Club, a veterans’ hall with legendary karaoke Saturdays Toronto Life

Why Do Athletes Scream? Deadspin

Canada wants to legalize marijuana, but it hasn’t even fully legalized alcohol yet Washington Post