Jeanne O'Brien Coffey

Jeanne O'Brien Coffey

I'm a journalist and editor.

A versatile writer at home in the world, but with deep New England roots, I can cover anything from Hong Kong's gin cocktail craze to classic clam chowders with flair.

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Five Essential Charleston Experiences With Kids

From casual food experiences that will please the whole family to outdoor adventures to wear them out, here are my five favorite things to do with kids in the Holy City.

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Drinking Gin in Hong Kong - Forbes

Alibi Bartender Leo Cheung delights in surprising customers with his cocktails, which are as much about performance as about drinking. Part mad scientist, part artist, he crafts each cocktail to enhance the qualities of a specific gin – and to maximize enjoyment for each customer.

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Grab A Piece Of A Billionaire's Wine Cellar

William I. Koch has realized that, no matter how many dinner parties he hosts, there is no way he will work his way through his astonishing 43,000 bottle wine collection. Which has collectors around the world salivating, as he’s decided to offer nearly half at auction at Sotheby’s this spring.

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21 Club Sommelier Says Serve These Reds Chilled - Forbes

As lighter drinking reds start to steal the spotlight from the muscular, high-alcohol wines that have lately been favored, Rosalina Pong is steering her customers toward medium-bodied to medium-light-bodied reds with less tannin and higher acid—and suggesting they enjoy them chilled.

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Rising Star Offers Four Perfect Summer Rosés - Forbes

Nancy Batista-Caswell, proprietor of Ceia and Brine in Newburyport, Mass., helps customers overcome fear of pink wine, one glass at a time....

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Unplug at a Luxurious Napa 'Glamping' Pop-Up

Holiday luxury camping in Napa, with truffle hunting, Italian linens and plenty of wine, invites guests to unplug, connect and celebrate.

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Prolong The Season At Three Timeless Maine Resorts - Forbes

Insiders know that September is the perfect month for a trip to Maine – the crowds have diminished, the light is golden and the water is (almost) warm.


Eat This Now: Fried Chicken Sandwiches - Forbes

Eat This Now: Fried Chicken Sandwiches - Forbes

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Roll Over, Cronut: Donut Sandwiches Are the Next Food Obsession - Forbes

Lobster, pulled pork and braised beef -- donuts like you've never had them before....

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A Sneak Peek At Alain Ducasse's Spectacular Vegas Vision - Forbes

Alain Ducasse hopes Rivea, his new restaurant in Las Vegas, will transport diners to endless summers in the South of France....

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Cathay Pacific Reopens First Class Lounge in Hong Kong - Forbes

Complimentary foot massages, green onyx walls and the scent of green tea and lavender welcome travelers to Cathay Pacific's new first class lounge in Hong Kong....

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Youngest Master of Rum Crafts $1,500 Spirit - Forbes

At just 28 years old, Jassil Villanueva has crafted the Brugal family’s most expensive and exclusive rum, retailing for $1,500. Oh, and she also loves a good daiquiri....

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The Best Steak You've Never Heard Of - Forbes

After you taste the Wagyu rib cap, you'll be dreaming of the next time you can have it-- even at $199 for a single steak....

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Four Great Food Experiences In Israel - Forbes

Four worthwhile stops for foodies and anyone who wants to explore Israeli culture through its food...

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Top Chef Burgers In Your Own Backyard - Forbes

Impress guests with Craft-quality burgers at home....