Jackie is a San Diego-based freelance food, drink, travel, cannabis and design writer. Originally from New York, she is currently enjoying living and writing by the beach. She has written about the restaurant and bar scene in San Diego, wine in Mexico, mezcal bars in Guatemala, black market cheese in Spain, cannabis in California, life along the United States-Mexico border, the corn crisis in North America and many other delicious, concerning, fun and offbeat subjects.
Her work has appeared on the web and in print at: AFAR, Eater, New York Magazine, Food & Wine, Harper's Bazaar, Wine Enthusiast, Roads & Kingdoms, Huff Post, The Independent, Mic, Private Clubs Magazine, Hemispheres, Rhapsody, Robb Report, American Way, Edible San Diego, Well+Good, San Diego Magazine, KCET, Munchies (VICE), Atlas Obscura, Civil Eats, Sprudge Wine, New Worlder, Tasting Table, Explore Parts Unknown, Life & Thyme, Cowboys & Indians, The Infatuation, PROHBTD, Thrillist, Bisnow, Eat Sip Trip (USA TODAY), Marriott Traveler, Contract, Modern Luxury San Diego, Long Island PULSE, Modern Luxury Interiors California, Ranch & Coast Magazine, Pacific San Diego Magazine and Salt & Wind among others. She has also produced editorial food and travel content for Intercontinental Hotels/Hotel Indigo, CIBC and British Airways.
Currently, Jackie is a reporter for Eater San Diego and writes a monthly drinks column for Ranch & Coast Magazine as well as a bi-monthly column called CannaBitch for San Diego CityBeat. Previously, she was the Lifestyle Editor at JustLuxe and the Editor at Luxury Living International. At the moment, she is also working on building an online travel writing school with two other freelancing colleagues.