About Joyce Hanson

Joyce Hanson is a Brooklyn-based writer, web editor, and blogger who loves food, green living, and wicked women throughout the centuries. She has written for Brave New Traveler, covers food and restaurants for Crain's New York Business , and intends to continue to eat and write about it. You can read more about her summer in the Ardèche at Bad Girl Blog.

The Snail Eaters

Travel writer Joyce Hanson remembers when she and her artist friends had their first run-in with snails while living in France during a particularly carefree summer.