About Melody Fury

Melody Fury is a food + travel writer, and photographer based in Austin, TX.  She specializes in restaurants and cocktails.


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.

Throughout her expansive food writing career, she has contributed to Condé Nast, Serious Eats, Entrepreneur Magazine, Mainly Main Magazine, The Province Newspaper, 24 Hours Newspaper, Tourism Vancouver,, Granville Magazine, Beyond Robson, and much more.  She also worked with major 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.  In early 2011, The Westender’s “Best of the City” edition awarded her the Local Entrepreneur of the Year title.

Melody’s food blog has won numerous awards since 2009.  She has judged a number of cooking & bartending competitions, been featured in cookbooks and magazines, and has appeared on various TV shows.  Accolades and public appearances are no longer important to her.

After 7 years, she has since retired from blogging and is now focusing on writing restaurant reviews, food features, and travel pieces.