Kristen Struckmeyer

Kristen Struckmeyer is a bartender and writer based in San Francisco covering food, drink and culture.


Struckmeyer spent nearly five years working as a bartender. In 2017, she joined as an editorial intern.


  • Bachelor of Arts in journalism and women and gender studies from San Francisco State University
  • Sherry certification from The House of Lustau

About is dedicated to good drinking and great living. We inspire, entertain and educate anyone—and everyone—interested in what happens in the glass and out of it.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.