Asonta Benetti Title: Freelance Writer Education: Arizona State University Location: Phoenix, AZ Expertise: Travel, food, spirits, wine, beer Asonta Benetti is a freelance writer based in Phoenix, Arizona. She specializes in travel, food, and beverage, including spirits, wine, and beer. Asonta covers luxury experiences, hole-in-the-wall finds, and everything in between. She loves being able to learn, whether that's from talking to people, visiting places, or experiencing new things.When she's not writing, Asonta loves reading, visiting bodies of water (oceans, in particular), and viewing the beautiful Arizona sunsets. Cooking and baking have been lifelong passions of hers, both in the kitchen and on the television, and the list of restaurants she wants to try is impossibly long. Asonta is also a self-professed fan of Jeopardy! and local trivia nights. Experience Asonta has written for:Food & WineVinePairAFARBon AppétitInsiderTime OutOpenTable Life is too short for bad coffee and too beautiful for an empty passport. Education English, Arizona State University, Cum Laude About Food & Wine Food & Wine, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for anyone passionate about the culinary world. With rigorously tested recipes and the most trusted restaurant, drinks, culinary travel and home coverage, we inspire and empower people everywhere to discover, create, and devour the best in food and wine. Learn more about us and our editorial process.