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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 the Washington Post, Bon Appétit MagazinePlayboy, The Local PalateTasting Table, Eater, and Atlanta Magazine.

Here are some recent highlights:

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.

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.