Jackie is a San Diego-based freelance food, drink, travel, design and commercial real estate 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, Roads & Kingdoms, Mic, Well+Good, San Diego Magazine, KCET, The Independent, Munchies (VICE), Atlas Obscura, Civil Eats, Hemispheres, Robb Report, American Way, Sprudge Wine, New Worlder, Tasting Table, Life & Thyme, The Infatuation, PROHBTD, Thrillist, Bisnow, Eat Sip Trip (USA TODAY), Edible San Diego, Marriott Traveler, Contract, Modern Luxury San Diego, Harper's BAZAAR, 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 contributing writer at Eater San Diego, the sole San Diego reporter for Bisnow and also writes a monthly column, dedicated to drinks, for Ranch & Coast Magazine. Previously, she was the Lifestyle Editor at JustLuxe and the Editor at Luxury Living International.