Lisa Curran Matte

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Boston, MA
University Of Virginia
Food And Restaurant History, Food Culture, Unique Dining Experiences
  • Lisa is the founding editor of Global Traveler magazine, a publication she led for a dozen years, growing it from a cheeky start-up to a serious contender among legacy travel publications.
  • She is the author of "City-Smart Boston," co-author of "The World's Top Retirement Havens," and a contributing writer for "Fodor's Cape Cod."
  • An experienced food and travel writer, Lisa has dined in 34 countries on six continents and interviewed chefs worldwide.


Lisa has worked as a reporter, writer, and editor. Early in her career, Lisa was a local beat reporter for The Enterprise, a suburban Boston daily newspaper. She wrote a Family Travel column for the Boston Herald and a chef profile column for Skylights, the in-flight magazine for Spirit Airlines. Her work has been published in AAA Journey, American Spa, American Way (in-flight/American Airlines), Boston Globe, Boston Herald, Bridal Guide, Coastal Living, Corporate Meetings & Incentives, Fodor's, Hotel & Motel Management, It's Rosy, Pain-Free Living, Robb Report, The Enterprise, Travel Weekly, among other consumer and trade outlets.


Lisa has a bachelor's degree in Rhetoric and Communications from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia.
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