About Stephanie

Stephanie Callahan is the writer and founder behind Beyond ExpecTASTEtions. A resource for food and travel lovers everywhere, Beyond ExpecTASTEtions is the expansion of Stephanie’s well-known Chicago food blog, Stephanie Eats Chicago from the Chicago Tribune’s blog network ChicagoNow.com.

In February 2016 Stephanie and her husband took a break from eating Chicago to travel the world, spending six months traveling through Oceania and Asia. They visited 10 different countries: New Zealand, Australia, Indonesia, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Hong Kong, China, South Korea and Japan! A food lover since a young age she can usually be found in the kitchen among a tornado of ingredients and dishes creating her next masterpiece. Stephanie loves to share her thoughts on the latest food trends through covering food events, restaurants, and products and services. When she’s not cooking or eating, it’s likely Stephanie is planning her next travel adventure or helping food clients expand their reach through influencer marketing.

Stephanie’s writing is a combination of her unique viewpoints and a traditional journalism background from the University of Missouri.

Email me for story ideas, questions, or just to say hi! beyondexpectastetions@gmail.com

Disclosure of Material Connection: From time to time I may receive one or more of the products or services mentioned in some of my posts for compensation or c/o in the hope that I would mention it on my blog. Regardless, I am committed to only recommending products or services that I personally use and believe that my readers will enjoy. You can read my full disclosure page here

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