Melissa Epifano Title: Writer Education: University of Oregon Location: Bath, UK Melissa Epifano is a news writer with 5 years of writing and editing experience covering trends, decor, and design topics and has a deep appreciation for all things interiors and exteriors. She's reported on design and decor topics for Real Simple and MyDomaine, and covered fashion, beauty, and other lifestyle beats for InStyle, People, Travel+Leisure, Food & Wine and Byrdie. Melissa is passionate about helping readers create spaces and lifestyles that make them feel comfortable and fulfilled. Though she hails from the West Coast, she now resides in Bath, UK writing and focusing on launching a footwear brand. Education Melissa graduated from the University of Oregon with a B.S. in journalism. 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.