Lia Picard | Atlanta Food and Travel Writer
Lia Picard | Atlanta Food and Travel Writer

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.

You can read her work in print and online publications including Bon Appétit MagazinePlayboy, The Local PalateTasting Table, Eater, and Atlanta Magazine.

Here are some recent highlights:

Lia’s first piece for Bon Appétit Magazine praises a vegan queso that’s seriously magical.

In Lia’s first piece for Playboy, she shares a behind the scenes look at the Hotel Clermont in Atlanta.

Learn why you have to go to the Faroe Islands, the Nordic archipelago between Iceland and Scotland in this article for Tasting Table.

Peachtree Center in Atlanta is one of the city’s busiest food courts. It’s unattractive, but it also houses one of the best restaurants in the city. Read about Aviva by Kameel in this piece for Chowhound.

The best things are attached to gas stations, and this doughnut shop is just further proof. Read about it in this online feature for Atlanta Magazine.