Stephanie Zubiri is an author as well as a food, lifestyle and travel journalist with an active online and social media presence. Her bestselling travel-inspired cookbook ”Feast With Me” won the Philippine National Book Awards for the Best Book in the Food Category (2018) and was also a finalist for the World Gourmand Book Awards (2017).
She is currently the Editor-in-Chief for Tatler Homes Philippines and Food and Wine Editor for Tatler Dining Philippines. Stephanie’s regular column in the Philippine Star has been running now for more than nine years and she is a contributing writer to Travel + Leisure Southeast Asia as well as many other regional and international travel and inflight publications such as: Singapore Airlines’ Silverkris, Silkair’s Silkwinds, Cathay Dragon’s Silkroad and Cebu Pacific’s Smile. She is also a contributor to CNBC’s online travel platform Global Traveler.
Finally, Stephanie hosted two TV shows: Modern Living TV for a total of 10 seasons and which was at the longest continually running lifestyle show on Philippine television and a spinoff of her book “Feast With Me” is currently airing on Cignal One News as a segment in the show “Let’s Eat!!” She is also the co-host of #TitaTuesday on James Deakin’s FB Live podcast #Titoclock .
A Cordon Bleu Graduate, Stephanie has a passion for food and explores different cuisines through travel. She particularly loves the stories beyond the plate: who made the food, where did it grow, the history behind it… Getting lost in markets around the world is one of her favorite things. Stephanie also appreciates wine and winemaking, and believes that theres is true magic in the perfect pairing. She holds a Wine and Spirits Education Trust (WSET) Level 3 certificate.
Inspired stories are the cornerstone of her philosophy which is translated into her lifestyle through the recipes she creates, the decor in her home, and the work she does. She lives in Manila, with her two sons, Sebastian and Maximilian, and three dogs, Pepper, Otto and Kaloo.