Lisa LaFontaine Bynum is a correspondent who covers the Mississippi Delta for Forbes Travel Guide. Born and raised in Mississippi, Bynum spent a brief time living in the Midwest before realizing there is no place like the South. She has held jobs in both marketing and public relations, but now focuses on her freelance writing career. Her work has appeared in several lifestyle publications, such Mississippi Magazine, Portico Jackson, eat.drink.MISSISSIPPI and Town and Gown. Bynum also enjoys cooking and chronicles her kitchen adventures in her blog The Cooking Bride. Her recipes have been featured on CNN’s Eatocracy, Gourmet Live and Huffpost Taste.