Lia Picard is a freelance lifestyle writer specializing in food, spirits, travel, hotels, decor, people, and more. Always curious and eager to learn, Lia skillfully shares the stories of talented chefs and tastemakers, under-the-radar restaurants, and must-visit travel destinations. Her contact list is deep with restaurateurs, bartenders, and experts thanks to her ability to connect with people wherever she goes.
Here are some recent highlights:
For CNN Travel, Lia spoke with cocktail experts about the international spirits people can enjoy at home.
For Wine Enthusiast, Lia gives an overview of how to enjoy wine in Atlanta from wine bars, restaurants, and festivals.
For the Washington Post, Lia’s first published essay explores the feelings of loving your newborn while still missing the experience of being pregnant.
In WestJet Magazine, Lia’s first piece for an in-flight publication, she shares the highlights of Atlanta’s dining scene.
You don’t have to like motorcycles to like Brother Moto, a coffee shop with its own DIY Garage. In Gear Patrol, Lia takes you behind the scenes of this unique hybrid in Atlanta.
For Architectural Digest, Lia profiled two new concepts in Atlanta’s West Midtown neighborhood, focusing on their design.