Eleanor Foa Dienstag

Eleanor Foa Dienstag is a journalist and photojournalist whose work has appeared in The New York Times, Harper's, the New Republic, the New York Observer, Ms., McCall's,Travel & Leisure, Frequent Flyer, and many other websites and publications. Eleanor is the author of two nonfiction books: a memoir, "Whither Thou Goest: The Story of An Uprooted Wife," acclaimed by Business Week for its insights into corporate life; and "In Good Company: 125 Years At The Heinz Table," a unique view of a quintessential American company. Both books were promoted with national radio and television appearances. Eleanor served as staff speechwriter to the Chairman and CEO of American Express. In 1983, she founded Eleanor Foa Associates ( It provides a wide variety of corporate services, including annual reports, executive speeches, corporate histories and marketing materials for profit and not-for-profit organizations. Eleanor is past president of the American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA), received speechwriting awards from IABC, and was awarded literary residencies at Yaddo, and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (VCCA). She resides in Manhattan.  

Posts by Eleanor Foa Dienstag:

El Maguey Y La Tuna –
Mexican Food on the Far Lower East Side
, Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

The Drunken Munkey: Anglo-Indian Family Recipes and Craft Cocktails on the Upper East Side, Saturday, February 15th, 2014

Capa in Color, Friday, February 7th, 2014

Dopo East’s Inspired Young Chef, Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Two Diverse Exhibitions Open at the Met, Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

Buddhi Thapa: A New York Immigrant’s Life (and Death) -
Dear Readers: Step Up and Make A Difference
, Sunday, December 15th, 2013

New American Cuisine With A New Orleans Accent, Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

Dazzling Contemporary Jewelry at the Met, Thursday, November 21st, 2013

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