Emily Martin

Blogger & Freelance Writer

Location icon United States of America

San Francisco based blogger for The JetSetting Fashionista and freelance writer and influencer for Lifestyle, Food, Wine, Travel & Fashion.

Emily, also known as The JetSetting Fashionista, or The J.S.F., is the creator and curator behind the blog, The JetSetting Fashionista. A prime destination for those who crave the best in Lifestyle, Travel, Food, Wine, Fashion and Shopping content. It is visited by luxury seekers and food and travel lovers around the world. Fortunate to travel frequently since her early childhood, Emily has landed and explored destinations throughout 5 continents, 35 countries, and 38 U.S. states. The more she travels, the more her excitement builds to share her JetSetting stories and favorite places to stay, dine, drink and shop.

With an extensive background in luxury fashion, both at Bloomingdale’s and Louis Vuitton, Emily brings a sophisticated and highly curated point of view to her readers on the blog. She spent well over a decade living and dining her way around one of the world’s biggest food mecas, New York City. Now based in San Francisco, she’s constantly on the hunt for the latest new hotspot, discovering hidden neighborhood gems, and spending time in the kitchen learning from top chef’s and other experts she’s inspired by in the industry. When not dining out and sampling some of the area’s finest food, you’ll find this JetSetting Fashionista exploring California Wine Country and other destinations in the Bay Area.

Portfolio
7x7 Bay Area
04/05/2017
April's Most Mouth-Watering Restaurant Openings

Our monthly list of must-try restaurants in the SF Bay Area.A seafood dish at Media Noche.(Molly DeCoudreaux)Media NocheThe Mission welcomes yet another buzzy eatery, this time from restauranteurs Madelyn Markoe (Tres, Boxing Room) and Jessie Barker (Nopa, Tavern at Lark Creek), with vibrant design ...

7x7 Bay Area
03/06/2017
10 New Restaurants to Try in the Bay Area in March

Our monthly list of must-try restaurants in the San Francisco Bay Area. China Live Restaurant's Interior.Courtesy of China Live. China Live The much-anticipated, epicurean destination China Live opened its first floor for service on March 1st offering market-driven cuisine, teas, and an extensive r...

7x7 Bay Area
02/07/2017
8 New Restaurants to Try in San Francisco This February

January has gone and taken its diet resolutions with it. Let's eat!The wood-burning oven at Contrada.(Mike Norquist)Contrada SF The Stefano Ferrara wood-fire oven has pride of place at this stylish Italian restaurant and wine bar led by chef Jason Tuley (formerly of Restaurant Picco)-and it cooks pi...

7x7 Bay Area
11/21/2016
Nopa: Where to Eat, Drink, Shop & Go out in This Hip San Francisco 'Hood

Over the past few years, Nopa (North of the Panhandle) has become one of the hippest emerging districts in the city. Whether you're looking for a cool dive bar or the hottest new restaurant or a family wanting a family-friendly setting, you can find it in here.SHOPAn assorment of unique gifts and ot...

7x7 Bay Area
12/05/2016
7 New Restaurants You Must Experience in December

Hopefully you had a delicious Thanksgiving and have finally recovered enough to try these incredible new restaurants. FloresThey've done it again. The Back of The House team (owners of Belga, Starbelly, Lolinda, El Techo, Unos Dos Tacos & Super Duper Burgers) just opened their newest restaurant...

Meghan Marsh King | Brand Strategy and Storytelling
10/19/2016
Emily Martin, The JetSetting Fashionista

Let's call Emily Martin a Jane of All Trades, because seemingly she can manage and juggle it all. At the helm of her her own business, Emily Martin Communications & Events-a firm focused on marketing, branding, strategy, communications, and events-Emily also maintains a successful blog and jet sets around the Bay Area to keep us up to date on food and wine trends that are not to be missed.

7x7 Bay Area
11/01/2016
7 New Restaurants to Try in November

Can you believe how quickly fall is flying by? And each month the Bay Area continues to welcome new and exciting restaurants. Here are some of the newest additions to our already fabulous culinary scene. MotzeMotze, a new Mission pop-up by chefs Cortney Burns and Nick Balla (formerly of Tartine), ju...

7x7 Bay Area
10/04/2016
7 New Restaurants to Try in October

San Francisco weather may be fickle, but the climate remains so consistent for restaurant openings, our stomachs can hardly keep up. Here's where we'll be wearing our stretchy pants this month.The new Plaj Restaurant interior (Courtesy of Plaj)PlajLover's of Plaj's perfect meatballs will be queuing ...

7x7 Bay Area
09/13/2014
Pacific Heights: Where to Eat, Shop + Play in San Francisco's Tony Hood

Take something of San Francisco's old-world elegance, sprinkle in a few local celebrities (you choose: an actor, a speaker of the House, a Fortune 500 CEO), add a quiet suburban hush, and you get Pacific Heights in all its grandeur.SHOP (Courtesy of The Kooples)The Kooples This French boutique, with...

7x7 Bay Area
09/12/2016
6 New Bay Area Restaurants to Try in September

With the arrival of Indian Summer comes a host of hot restaurant openings. Here are six new spots that have us salivating.Nightbird's interior was designed by Scott Kester. (Courtesy of Michael David Rose Photography)NightbirdThe long-awaited Hayes Valley restaurant from chef Kim Alter (formerly of ...

7x7 Bay Area
07/29/2016
6 New Restaurants: Budget-Friendly Omakase + Gluten-Free Sweets

Looking for somewhere new to eat? Make reservations at one of these new hot spots.The Nomica Bowl(Courtesy of Nomica) Contemporary Japanese @ NomicaLove Sausalito's Sushi Ran? Then look out for the restaurant group's city venture, Nomica, opening later this month. But don't expect any sushi: Chef Hi...

7x7 Bay Area
07/01/2016
New Bay Area Restaurants to Try in July

Looking for somewhere new to eat? Book your reservation at these hot new openings. Louie's Gen-Gen Room(Medium Raw Arts)Louie's Gen-Gen RoomThey've done it again. The incredible team behind Liholiho Yacht Club has opened their long-awaited watering hole, a kind of modern tiki bar called Louie's Gen-...

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The Best Oyster Happy Hours in San Francisco

Head out of the office a bit early to experience the Marina's newest culinary and cocktail destination, The Dorian. Tuesday through Friday from 5-6pm, you'll enjoy $1 oysters paired with half-off select bottles of sparkling and rose wine, plus $4 pale ales, $5 house wine, and $9 Alibi cocktails.

Pretty & Fun
03/08/2016
Currently // Emily of The JetSetting Fashionista - Pretty & Fun

"Currently" is a monthly series featuring what's on the mind of some of my very favorite ladies of the blog world. This month, we're checking in with Emily Martin, travel addict, San Francisco foodie and wine lover, and the voice behind The JetSetting Fashionista.

7x7 Bay Area
02/08/2016
7 Affordable Valentine's Day Menus in San Francisco

Let's be real: Valentine's Day can get real expensive, real quick. Whether you're dining with your honey or grabbing a bite with a pal, take advantage of these delicious and affordable menus.Meat-Lovers Find Romance at 4505 Meats Meat-lovers, it's your lucky day. 4505 Meats is offering a hearty plat...

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Sip Your Way Through St. Helena at These Gorgeous Tasting Rooms

Napa Valley is a big place. If you're looking to spend your next Wine Country excursion in a small-town setting, we recommend sipping your way through the gorgeous tasting rooms of St. Helena. Best of all, most of these quaint spots are just a few minutes from each other, so you won't need a designated driver for a full day of fun.

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Keep it Caffeinated: Where to Get Your Afternoon Coffee Buzz in FiDi

Never mind our city's laid-back vibe-San Franciscans are hopped-up on caffeine round the clock. But come the after-lunch hour especially, local roasters fill up with drowsy workers in search of an afternoon fix. For any of you who clock in daily in FiDi, here are the hottest spots for midday buzz.

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Where to Taste Wine in Paso Robles | 7x7

As much as we love Napa and Sonoma, our palates are occasionally wont to wander. Paso Robles is on the tips of wine connoisseurs' tongues these days, so we headed south to check out what's being touted as California's hot wine region du jour.

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The Best Eats Around Fillmore Street

In case you've been living under a rock, Fillmore Street is pretty happening these days. with more Michelin stars and James Beard darlings than we care to count (not to mention the many high-end designer and local boutiques). Here's where to refuel the next time you're out shopping in the neighborhood.

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Where to See San Francisco's Spectacular Gingerbread Houses

Once again, San Francisco's most fabulous hotels have dedicated hours of labor and tons of candy to put together some truly spectacular gingerbread houses for your viewing pleasure, including a two-story maison atop Nob Hill and an elaborate sugar castle overlooking Union Square.

Racked SF
12/18/2014
Nine Gift Ideas That Will Dazzle Your Jetsetter Friends

The holiday season is about appreciating friends, family, health, and -for serious shoppers- finding the best gifts of the season. Shopping for a jetsetter, however, can be difficult. To make it less stressful, here's a list of must-have items that will make your favorite traveler's trip just a little more luxe.

The JetSetting Fashionista
12/19/2015
About Emily The JetSetting Fashionista

Emily, also known as The JetSetting Fashionista, or The J.S.F., is the creator and curator behind the blog, The JetSetting Fashionista. A prime destination for those who crave the best in Lifestyle, Travel, Food, Wine, Fashion and Shopping content. To learn more About The JetSetting Fashionista Emily read more here!

Racked SF
09/12/2014
This Is How a Jetsetter Spends a Saturday in Pac Heights

Emily Martin can plan a perfect Saturday on almost every continent. Better known as her travel blogger alter-ego, The Jetsetting Fashionista, this Pac Heights resident lives for adventure, food, and a serious dose of fashion.

The JetSetting Fashionista stories

The JetSetting Fashionista
12/21/2014
California's Top 10 Wineries

As a huge wine country lover I try to visit as much as I can. As a result, in the two and half years I've lived in San Francisco I have definitely discovered some of my favorite Wineries to visit and to recommend to others. To me, a few things make a winery special.

The JetSetting Fashionista
12/20/2015
Napa Valley California's Top 10 Wineries

As a huge wine country lover I try to visit as much as I can. As a result, in the two and half years I've lived in San Francisco I have definitely discovered some of my favorite Wineries to visit and to recommend to others.

The JetSetting Fashionista
09/23/2015
Sonoma County California Top 10 Wineries

Below is a running list of my favorite Top 10 Sonoma Wineries at any given moment. This will be like the Eater 38 list which changes every month. So, visit often as I'll be updating it as I have a new favorite spot I've discovered.....

The JetSetting Fashionista
12/21/2015
Top 10 Paso Robles Wineries You Must Visit

Top 10 Paso Robles Wineries To Visit Why Paso Robles: For any Wine lovers I have some exciting news to share. I recently had the pleasure of visiting Paso Robles and after spending four days wine tasting combined with dinners hosted by wineries and winemakers I can say Paso Robles is a Wine Country you need to get to know!

The JetSetting Fashionista
11/05/2015
San Francisco's Top 10 Restaurants

Since I'm constantly asked where to dine in San Francisco (or SF as us locals call it) I wanted to start a running list of San Francisco's Top 10 Restaurants according to the JetSetting Fashionista at any given moment. This will be like the Eater 38 list which changes every month.

The JetSetting Fashionista
09/24/2015
San Francisco's Top 10 Happy Hours

As a transplant to San Francisco from New York City I quickly learned that the night life in SF is way more mellow and earlier than NYC. As a result it's important to take advantage of happy hours which seem to be a popular SF past time during the week.

The JetSetting Fashionista
01/08/2016
San Francisco 10 Best Pizza's

For those of you Pizza lovers like me you'll hopefully enjoy my Top 10 Pizza's in San Francisco list. This will be like the Eater 38 list which will be updated frequently as I find a new favorite Pizza. Note, there is no particular order to the list.

The JetSetting Fashionista
10/16/2015
San Francisco's Top 10 Burgers

As you've probably read, I'm originally from the Midwest which means I grew up eating a LOT of meat and LOVE IT!! Our summers hanging out on Lake Michigan included lots of BBQ's with Burgers, Hot Dogs and typical summer fun. Even after becoming a California girl a few things will never change.

Video Interviews

The JetSetting Fashionista
10/27/2015
Interview with Chef Adam Sobel of The Michael Mina Test Kitchen Middle'Terranea

Watch my interview with Chef Adam Sobel of The Michael Mina Test Kitchen Middle'Terranea. Adam is an extremely talented Chef and Co Owner of the new pop up concept and shares more about his background and the restaurant in this interview with Emily, The JetSetting Fashionista.

Chef Interviews

The JetSetting Fashionista
06/16/2016
The JetSetting Fashionista | California Where To Eat, Chef Interviews, Featured, Interviews,...

Interview with Chef & Owner Ari Weisswasser of The Incredible Glen Ellen Star Sonoma Californi Ever since my first visit to the Glen Ellen Star in June of 2015 I fell in love with this incredibly charming yet sophisticated restaurant. Plus when you learn the extent of their owner and Chef Ari's background and talent you'll understand ...

The JetSetting Fashionista
08/03/2015
Interview with Chef Tony Gemignani Of Tony's Pizza San Francisco Amongst Other Pizza Gems

Any Pizza lover should know of Chef Tony Gemignani, the Chef and Owner of well-known restaurants including: Tony's Pizza Napoletana, Capo's, Tony's Coal-Fired Pizza, Slice House by Tony Gemignani at AT&T Park, all in San Francisco; Pizza Rock in Sacramento and Las Vegas; and Tony's of North Beach and Slice House by Tony Gemignani in Rohnert Park.

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