Mike Dunphy

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Salem, Massachusetts
Emerson College, University Of Vermont
Beer & Spirits, Culinary Travel, Maple Products
  • Mike has lived in six countries and visited more than 40, eating through most of them.
  • He believes the best breakfast in the world is at Sade Kahve in Istanbul, on the shore of the Bosphorus and beneath the castle walls of Rumeli Hisarı.
  • Mike writes about all types of beers but has had enough of IPAs.


Mike discovered journalism while living in Istanbul. Since then, he's been a writer and editor for dozens of local, national, and international publications, serving on every rung of the publishing ladder from novice freelancer to editor-in-chief. He also regularly mentors young and aspiring writers.


Mike has an M.A. in publishing and writing from Emerson College and a B.A. in English and history from the University of Vermont.
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