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Eat Drink Play writer and editor

Jessica Yadegaran

Jessica Yadegaran is a Bay Area News Group food and dining writer for The Mercury News and East Bay Times, covering dining culture, restaurants, travel and more for the Eat Drink Play section. Jessica previously worked for the San Luis Obispo Tribune, San Diego Union-Tribune and Seattle Magazine, where she was the food and dining editor. She graduated from San Diego State University Cum Laude with a BA degree in journalism and lives in the East Bay. Jessica is a member of Illuminoshi, The Not-So-Secret Society of Jewish Food Professionals; a member of PROOF Collective; a recipient, Professional Wine Writers Symposium, Napa; a judge, Taste our Terroir, Livermore Valley; and a frequent judge for other food and wine competitions and contests. In her spare time, she likes hiking, cooking and spending time with her family.

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