AUTHOR: Jake Emen
Jake Emen is a freelance journalist focused on whiskey, spirits, food, and travel. Currently residing in San Diego, he's been published in USA Today, Maxim, GQ, AFAR, Whisky Advocate, Wine Enthusiast, Vice Munchies, Vinepair, Roads & Kingdoms, Eater, Tasting Table, and a range of other print and online outlets. When he's not reviewing spirits at home, he's roving around the globe in search of the best things to eat and drink, and the best destinations to visit. He also serves as a judge for several international spirits competitions. Find him on the socials @ManTalkFood, or visit his personal site,