Carissa Chesanek is a correspondent who lives in Miami and covers the city for Forbes Travel Guide. She has her Master’s in Journalism and is involved in the Writers’ Network of South Florida. An avid eater and expert diner, she has used her fascination with food to write culinary-inspired pieces for various publications including CityEats.com, Dining Out Magazine, Zagat Survey and Gayot.com. When she’s not busy eating, Carissa works as the Miami Editor with Rundown.com, a locals guide to must-see places and happenings, and finishing up her first novel. Follow what she’s up to on her website, www.carissachesanek.com.