ARTICLES BY Janice Nieder

Janice Nieder could be the love child of Indiana Jones and Julia Child. Previously a specialty food consultant in NYC, Janice is currently a SF-based culinary tourism writer who has wined & dined her way through 80 countries. To keep things in balance, Janice also enjoys writing about her Girlfriend Getaways which include spa visits, soft-core adventure, cultural events, shopping, boutique hotels, and chef interviews.
by on 01.23.15

An inside look at the multi-million dollar reno at the famed Arizona Biltmore. Frank Lloyd Wright, the Rat Pack, and Marilyn Monroe would surely approve.

What's Happening
by on 01.19.15 VIDEO

Annual Zinfandel Experience coming to San Francisco. Here’s the details, schedule and a video featuring Nadia G from Bitchin’ Kitchen.

by on 08.25.14

Off the beaten track. Travel writer Janice Nieder explores rural Georgia, and discovers oodles of Southern hospitality – not to mention the world’s best Thai.

Culinary Travel
by on 05.27.14

Travel writer Janice Nieder unveils her favorite places to dine in the Mississippi Gulf. From shellfish shanties to Po’boy trucks to BBQ sheds all the way to four-star Steakhouses that give Ruth’s Chris a run for its money.

What's Happening
by on 02.17.14

“A day without eggs is just like any other day, but without eggs.”

What's Happening
by on 01.23.14

Food trends emerge at the Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco. What’s hot, what’s not in 2014? It all starts with bacon.

by on 01.03.14

The delightful resort town of Naples, Florida is in country, a paradise for shoppers, offers a variety of delish restaurants (hello stone crabs!) 30 mile of gorgeous beaches, fun outdoor activities, and luxury accommodations, all within walking distance.

West Coast Travel
by on 11.12.13

Perhaps the best-known spa in America, this flagship branch of Canyon Ranch set the standard for destination spas when it opened in 1979, and almost 35 years later, this world-class health resort still provides more “aha” moments than any spa I’ve visited.

What's Happening
by on 11.05.13

Roaring 20’s food and wine extravaganza for a great cause.

by on 11.04.13

Riding a float, standing high above the excited mobs of revelers clamoring for trinkets with their hands outstretched, can easily lead to feelings of omnipotence.