About Melody Fury

Melody {Gourmet} Fury

  • About Headshot. Melody Fury Photography. Food, Drink, Restaurant Photographer and Writer in Vancouver BC and Austin TXFood + cocktail writer, and photographer based in Austin, TX
  • Proud Canadian, Texan’s wife (peek)
  • Crossfitter + Yuzu‘s mom


Melody is currently a restaurant reviewer & food/ drink writer at the Austin Chronicle.  She also freelances for CultureMap Austin, Eater Austin, and other prominent lifestyle publications in Austin TX.  See samples of her work – yup, she takes her own photos!

She has contributed to Condé Nast, Serious Eats, Entrepreneur Magazine, Mainly Main Magazine, The Province Newspaper, 24 Hours Newspaper, Tourism Vancouver, Foodists.ca, Granville Magazine, Beyond Robson, and much more.  On her spare time, she also contributes to corporations such as Google, Travelzoo, and Groupon.


Awards and Nominations

In her past life in Vancouver, Melody was the Founder & Owner of Vancouver Food Tour, an award-winning upscale culinary tour company.  GourmetFury.com was the winner of Best Travel Blog in the 2011 Canadian Weblog Awards and the Best Local Blog in The Westender’s Best of the City Awards 2011. In the same year, she was also a finalist in the Notable Awards 2011 in the lifestyle category.

In 2010, Melody was crowned the Best Food Blog and Best Travel Blog in the 2010 Canadian Weblog Awards. In the same year, Melody also received four Foodbuzz Awards nominations and was nominated for Best Canadian Blog in the 10th Annual Weblog Awards.

Melody Fury Awards


The Entrepreneur

In early 2011, The Westender’s “Best of the City” edition awarded her the Local Entrepreneur of the Year title for her work at Vancouver Food Tour.

Melody Fury Local Entrepreneur of 2011

Melody Fury Vancouver Province Feature

Melody Fury Vancouver Food Tour Feature on Vancouver View


Published In


Melody Fury Published in Cookbooks

Think Food Cookbook, Foodies of the World, 55 Knives, Foodista Cookbook 

Super Outdated Media and Appearances