About Melody Fury

Melody {Gourmet} Fury



Melody is a freelance writer and photographer for CultureMap Austin, Serious Eats, Eater Austin and other prominent publications covering restaurants and bars in Austin TX.  See samples of her work – yup, she takes her own photos!

She has contributed to 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 writes for corporations such as Google, Travelzoo, and Groupon.


Awards and Nominations

In her past life in Vancouver,  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

Melody is the founder of Vancouver Food Tour, an upscale culinary adventure company that guides guests to BC’s best dining gems. In early 2011, The Westender’s “Best of the City” edition awarded her the Local Entrepreneur of the Year title.

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 

Media and Appearances