VIA Contributors

Behind every VIA article there's an intrepid reporter risking sunburn on an exotic Tahitian cruise, indigestion on San Francisco's best food tours, and over-exfoliation in the West Coast's most relaxing spas. These are the men and women who lived to tell the tale.

Kathryn Jessup

Food writer Kathryn Jessup has cooked up a storm from Chez Panisse in Berkeley to the shores of the Mediterranean Sea. She brings her expertise to VIA on topics such as coffee and microgreens.

In "Avoiding Foul Food," she gets the official dos and don'ts for the food-loving traveler from Dr. Bradley A. Connor, medical director of the New York Center for Travel and Tropical Medicine.