On LAist, I interview ROKU chef Jiro Kobayashi, whose thoughtful omakase runs the gamut of Hokkaido scallop accompanied with a drop of yuzu pepper paste, to delicately rolled fluke sashimi with vibrant yellow and purple edible flowers sprouting out of it. He talks about his experience doing a grueling but rewarding four-year sushi apprenticeship in Japan. Read…
On LAist, I write about a new downtown taqueria that is slinging Baja-inspired tacos with some unique twists—like crispy fish tacos topped with a crunchy Caesar salad. Read the full article on LAist.
On LA Weekly, I write about Belle’s Bagels newest outpost—a tiny window from a music venue in Highland Park—and how the owners are making some high-quality, hand-rolled bagels there. Read the full article on LA Weekly.
On LAist, I interview E.P. & L.P.’s chef who gives us a primer on what is Fijian food, and what influences it has on his dishes. Try the kakoda, trust me. Read the full article on LAist.
“Diet starts tomorrow” is this ongoing joke that I have with my fiancé all the time. We even fantasize about silk-screening it across some t-shirts some day. But in all realness, my summer diet goal is to just actually cook at home more and throw a salad or two into my otherwise grilled pork belly-laden meals. So, that brings…
On LAist, Billy Gil and I join forces and write about the best ways to get drunk through California Adventure and Downtown Disney. Read the full article on LAist.
On LAist, I write about the best places in LA to find Pokémon GO goldmines (aka areas chock full of creatures to catch and Pokéstops to stock up on Poké balls). Read the full article on LAist.
On LAist, I write about Shuhari Matcha Cafe, a Japanese green tea-obsessed cafe that just landed in Venice. Their matcha sparklers could become the it drink of the summer.. Read the full article on LAist.
On LA Magazine, I write about Nonna’s Empanadas, a little shop in Beverly Grove that whips up nearly 40 kinds of the hand pies with some unique fillings—from mac ‘n’ cheese to shrimp and cheese. Read the full article on LA Magazine.
On VICE’s MUNCHIES, I write about how The Cannibal—New York’s meatopia and restaurant—is bring East Coast vibes and food to Los Angeles with their newest outpost. Read the full article on MUNCHIES.