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Fran Endicott Miller

Luxury Lifestyle Journalist & Editor

Location icon United States

Fran Endicott Miller is a luxury focused freelance feature writer for a variety of lifestyle publications and websites including Haute Living San Francisco,, and Upscale Living Magazine. She serves as editor-at-large for, senior writer for Napa Valley Life Magazine, and California editor for luxury travel concierge service Essentialist. Prior to her journalism career she established and managed the Golden State Warriors' first official community relations department and efforts. Principled and genuine, she’s known for thoughtful and thorough coverage. When not traveling, she can be found walking her Northern California neighborhood with her beloved golden retrievers Reggie and Nate. Follow her adventures on Instagram: @frandicott, and find below a small sampling of her many articles.



Haute Living San Francisco
Faces of Philanthropy

Philanthropy comes in many forms. The philanthropists gathered here run the gamut in their "giving."


Haute Living San Francisco
Recharge at The Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort

The recreational offerings are plentiful at The Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort, but you'll not be faulted if your ideal activity is simply to sit on your porch and gaze westward toward the beautiful Santa Ynez mountains.

Haute Living San Francisco
The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara Beckons

Cloaked for the past three years in The Ritz-Carlton’s aura of understated elegance, Bacara takes full advantage of its stunning natural setting while offering impeccable hospitality and innumerable activities.

Walnut Creek Magazine
Glen Ellen's Charming Olea Hotel

The charming Olea Hotel welcomes guests with a level of gracious hospitality typically found in five star establishments.


Haute Living San Francisco
Elevating the Dining Experience Via Wine

These renowned NorCal restaurants, known for insanely innovative cuisine, continue to push the hospitality envelope with elevated viticultural offerings curated by their top-of-their-game sommeliers.


Haute Living San Francisco
The Pivot Pros

With boundless energy and optimism, each of these three San Francisco hospitality icons has persevered to continue providing fans and admirers with entertaining diversion, inspiration, and hope for a brighter tomorrow

Napa Valley Life Magazine
Steward of the Vines: Tuck Beckstoffer

Beckstoffer. The name carries with it great - and grape - expectations. Quality, prestige, and distinction are synonymous with the iconic wine industry moniker.


Haute Living San Francisco
Rothy's Meets the Cultural Moment

Rothy's eye-catching, wear-all-day silhouettes have ignited a fandom frenzy rarely found within the retail sector.


Napa Valley Life Magazine
Captivating Carmel by the Sea

Carmel-by-the-Sea has long served as a haven for artists, writers, and intellectuals drawn to the inspiring atmosphere of this unique, oceanfront hamlet.

Haute Living in Toronto's Yorkville

Torontonians share a passion for fashion, food, and culture - the fusion of which is found in the tony village of Yorkville.

Paradise Found: Punta Mita, Mexico

You know those fantasy ads and commercials that portray a singular couple strolling a vast white sand beach, with no one else in sight? This is the Punta Mita reality.


Haute Living
SF: 5 Reasons Coi Will Render You Speechless

Pronounced 'kwa,' the moniker's French to English translation is 'speechless,' and that is exactly the state in which many diners find themselves after enjoying a stunning meal at this haute jewel.

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