Yolanda Evans Location: Berlin, Germany Berlin-based Yolanda Evans is a freelance writer with over 12 years of experience covering dining, cocktails, travel, and lifestyle. Her bylines have appeared in Forbes, The Washington Post, Imbibe, Shondaland, Food 52, Travel + Leisure, Wine Enthusiast, Lonely Planet, Thrillist, and Architectural Digest, among others. She travels the world to drink and seek out obscure booze knowledge. Experience Yolanda worked as a food blogger for Eater LA and covered fashion for Refinery29 before turning her attention to cocktails and spirits, which has become her passion. In addition to writing for national publications, Evans contributes to Savoring Gotham: A Food Lover’s Companion to New York City, a comprehensive reference book about New York City culinary and drink history. She won the 2022 International Association of Culinary Professionals for Narrative Beverage Writing award. Education Yolanda Evans graduated from Loyola University New Orleans with a Bachelor of Arts in communication and media studies. 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.