Renee Brincks

Renee Brincks

Writer and Editor

Journalist and writer covering travel, food, culture and cities for United Hemispheres, BBC Travel, Alaska Airlines Beyond, Zagat, Travel Weekly, Where SF and others, plus various custom publications.

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A passion born from the lure of the ice :: BBC Travel

Piloting between icebergs in Kenai Fjords National Park, Trenton Gould trades crowded tour boats for kayak paddles and helps people experience their own natural enlightenment.

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Haul of the Wild :: United Hemispheres

As bright poppies signal the arrival of spring, a new California nature trek introduces a more under-the-radar sign of the season: edible greens.

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Farm Fresh :: American Way

From city life to farm life: a tale of rural revival in western New York.

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Where Traveler

Upholding a Culinary Heritage :: Where San Francisco

The Legacy Bars and Restaurants project works to preserve San Francisco's rich culinary heritage.

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Pioneering Spirits :: Alaska Airlines Beyond

Alaska brewers and distillers are crafting excellence.

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Where Traveler

28 Things to Do in Oakland :: Where San Francisco

From the Bay Bridge’s sleek new eastern span to a citywide retail and restaurant boom, Oakland is making headlines.

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Where Traveler

Craft Beer Boom :: Where San Francisco

Craft beer is booming in the Bay Area. Craft your own adventure with these five beer-tasting itineraries.

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Where Traveler

The Presidio's Best-Kept Secrets :: WhereTraveler

San Francisco’s Presidio offers all the history, recreation and scenic splendor that you’d expect in a national park, but with many under-the-radar surprises.

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How To Revive Indoor Plants :: Rodale's Organic Life

Get to the root of the problem with this survival guide.

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Zagat Survey

The Bay Area's 10 Best Under-the-Radar Restaurants :: Zagat

The Bay Area has no shortage of new restaurants these days, and these 10 under-the-radar gems are worth a visit.

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Where Traveler

Taste the Delicious Success of San Francisco's Incubator Kitchen :: Where Traveler

Charles Farrier didn’t expect cheesecake to change the course of his life.

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Travel Weekly

Museums and More in the Presidio :: Travel Weekly

The Presidio, a 1,491-acre park in San Francisco's northwestern corner, promises hands-on history lessons, interactive museums and plenty of outdoor recreation.

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Zagat Survey

The 10 Best Brunches in San Francisco :: Zagat

Our first-ever Brunch Survey results are in, and with your feedback, we've named the 10 best brunches in town.

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American Way

Stirring Things Up :: American Way

The newest culinary star in Los Angeles is Stir Market, a boutique adaptation of the ­classic European food hall.

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5 Ways Home Gardeners Can Make More Robust Soil :: Rodale's Organic Life

Follow these tricks of the trade that soil scientists use in their own yards.