- Melody has written about cocktails and drinks culture for Serious Eats, including recipes such as the Duck Fat Sazerac.
- Melody founded Vancouver Food Tour, one of British Columbia's most popular culinary tour companies.
- Now based in Austin, Texas, she has worked as a restaurant reviewer and food and drink writer for the Austin Chronicle.
Melody has contributed cocktail stories and recipes to Serious Eats. A native of Canada's west coast, she founded Vancouver Food Tour in 2010, which she operated for three years before selling; eight years later, it remains one of the city's most popular culinary tour operators. After a cross-continental move to Austin, Texas, Melody went on to work for the Austin Chronicle, reviewing restaurants and writing about the food and drink scene in the state's capital.
During her prolific writing career she has contributed to Serious Eats, Conde Nast, Eater Austin, and others. When not eating or drinking, she's into Crossfit, Olympic weightlifting, and dining around the globe.
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