Brad Japhe Brad Japhe is an internationally published travel writer specializing in food, beverage, and outdoor adventure. He has crossed the globe countless times in pursuit of the best there is to eat and drink, capturing the voices of the most interesting and innovative folks crafting it across all 50 states and 7 continentsExpertise: spirits, cocktails, beer, wine.Experience: Brad Japhe's work appears in all major media markets across the United States. He is viewed as an expert in the beer and spirits space, frequently appearing as a host on various media platforms. He has interviewed a diverse array of talent, ranging from international superstar Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, to Brooklyn Brewmaster Garrett Oliver. He prefers scotch to bourbon, IPAs to lagers, and a premium hamburger over a prime cut of steak. His favorite breed of dog is the Siberian Husky, and he suffers from an irrational, unrequited love for the New York Knicks. 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.