Joanne Sasvari is a journalist who covers food, drink, and travel for Vancouver Sun, WestJet and Destination BC, among others. She is the editor of Westcoast Homes & Design, The Alchemist, and Vitis magazines. Certified by the Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET), she writes about spirits and cocktails for TASTE magazine. She is also the author of Paprika: A Spicy Memoir from Hungary, Frommer’s EasyGuide to Vancouver and Victoria and The Wickaninnish Cookbook. She currently lives in North Vancouver.