On Thrillist, I delve deep into how sherry is making a comeback in LA, and where are the best places to get the fortified wine by the glass, bottle and in cocktails. Read the full article on Thrillist.
On KCET, I interview TiGeorges Laguerre of his eponymous and now-shuttered Echo Park restaurant that once was a bastion of Haitian culture. We chat about his special spit-grilled rotisserie chicken and flaming hot ti malis sauce. Read the full article on KCET.
On LA Weekly, I contribute to the staff’s roundup of the best dishes of the year and write about Lao Tao Street Food’s heavenly “century-egg tofu salad.” Read the full article on LA Weekly.
On KCET, I interview Lynne Davidson, the third-generation owner of Tito’s Tacos, about the history of her family’s restaurant, their hard-shelled tacos and special red salsa. Read the full article on KCET.
On KCET, I interview Bricia Lopez about her family’s longstanding Oaxacan restaurant Guelaguetza, and how mole has played a major role in her family’s history. Read the full article on KCET.
On Thrillist, I interview the family behind People’s Choice Beef Jerky—a factory Downtown that’s been around for 87 years and has been run by four generations of fathers and sons—to learn more about their family legacy. Read the full article on Thrillist.
On We Like L.A., I interview artist Kenny Irwin, Jr., the visionary behind the massive ‘Robolights’ art garden situated in his Palm Springs home. For the last 30 years, he’s been hosting an annual, massive holiday lights display, with nearly 9 million lights draped over his robot and sci-fi sculptures. Read the full article on We…
On Thrillist, I interview a junk-food expert and restauranteurs about the peculiar trend of Cheeto-fied dishes throughout LA. Read the full article on Thrillist.
On VICE’s MUNCHIES, I speak to Cape Seafood and Provisions’ culinary director Brandon Gray, who is working on unique seafood charcuterie dishes, like a fish-head and octopus terrine. Read the full article on MUNCHIES.
On VICE’s MUNCHIES, I write about Ugly Drum, a Smorgasburg vendor with some of the best pastrami you’ll ever have. This pit-smoked pastrami is a love letter to all the greats, from Langer’s to Katz’s and Schwartz’s. Read the full article on MUNCHIES.