Author: Casey Hatfield-Chiotti

Food

Portland Top Ten

The laid-back city’s excellent restaurants, stunning scenery and distinct coffee culture are beckoning more and more travelers. I’m proud to say Portland, Oregon is my hometown. It has changed tremendously since I was growing up in the 1980s and 90s. Back then it felt more like a town: Now, it’s […]

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Food, Paris

Is This the Most Parisian Restaurant in Paris?

Talking local ingredients and graffiti with Septime Chef Bertrand Grébaut plus tips for snagging a reservation. While it’s true that many non-French chefs have helped reinvigorate Paris’s dining scene in recent years, there are plenty of native sons who are contributing immensely. I think the neo-bistro Septime, owned and operated […]

Image of Casey Hatfield-Chiotti water skiing on Lake Pend Oreille in Northern Idaho
Food

Sandpoint Idaho Guide

45 minutes north of its more famous neighbor Coeur d’Alene, this town on Idaho’s largest lake offers equally beautiful scenery and fewer crowds. Each summer, my family spends two weeks in Sandpoint, a town on Lake Pend Oreille in the Idaho Panhandle. I’ve done my fair share of traveling and I […]

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Travel

What I Learned at Women’s Travel Fest

If you’re a woman interested in starting a travel-related business, this empowering annual conference in New York City is for you. I’ve been writing about food and travel since 2012. During that time, I’ve reached many of my goals like being published in The New York Times and Travel + […]