I made my first video for Tastemade (one that I shot, produced and edited) on the Hello Kitty Grand Cafe in Irvine, CA. Watch the full video below:
For Eater LA, I wrote a retrospective on the gourmet food trucks that made a splash in L.A. (like Kogi BBQ) a decade ago, and what the folks who ran them are up to today. Read the full article on Eater LA.
For Los Angeles Magazine, I wrote all about one of my favorite ingredients, the Hatch chile from New Mexico, and where to find it in dishes in LA this season. Read the full article on Los Angeles Magazine.
On KCRW’s Good Food, I produced my first radio segment on the topic of restaurant-line culture in Los Angeles. I interviewed owners and fans of Howlin’ Rays, Sqirl and Din Tai Fung to get an idea of what compels customers to wait for hours in line for food. Listen to the segment online on KCRW’s…
On KCET, I interviewed chefs and friends of the late Jonathan Gold, from chef Ludo Lefebvre to KCRW Good Food host Evan Kleiman and Jitlada’s Jazz Singsanong, about their favorite memories of the prolific and influential writer. Read the full article on KCET.
On Los Angeles Magazine, I wrote about a new vegan burger joint with In-N-Out vibes that just opened in Koreatown. It’s helmed by folks who work on music festivals like Coachella. Read the full article on Los Angeles Magazine.
On Los Angeles Magazine, I wrote about the new vegetarian and vegan Yarrow Cafe and how chef Royce Burke of Secret Lasagna is bringing something different and unique to the plant-based scene. Read the full article on Los Angeles Magazine.
On Los Angeles Magazine, I wrote about Gindaco, Japan’s largest takoyaki chain and its first U.S. location in Gardena. Read the full article on Los Angeles Magazine.
On Los Angeles Magazine, I write about the 14-year evolution of a Los Feliz restaurant and bar that has become a neighborhood gem. Read the full article on Los Angeles Magazine.
On We Like L.A., I write about British artist Lucy Sparrow’s art-exhibit-meets-shopping-spree taking place at The Standard hotel in Los Angeles. At Sparrow Mart, the artist has created 31,000 felt-covered replicas of items you’d find in a grocery store and they’re all for sale through the month of August. Read the full story on We…