On KCET, I write about Everytable — a restaurant with a revolutionary business model of charging different prices for its food based on the median income of each neighborhood — and possible solutions to the problem of food deserts. Read the full article on KCET.
On Thrillist, I interview 10 people who talk about the moment when they realized they became full-fledged Angelenos. Read the full article on Thrillist.
On LA Weekly, I write about a new appetizer that we didn’t know we wanted, but now realize we needed: loaded-potato potstickers. Read the full article on LA Weekly.
On We Like L.A., I get to opportunity to write about the intersection of two of my favorite things: puns and food. Read the full article on We Like L.A.
On KCET, I interview Roy Choi as he takes a look back to those early days when he first launched his humble Kogi BBQ truck. Read the full article on KCET.
On Thrillist, I delve deep into the current ska scene, the comeback of some old-school artists like Save Ferris, and whether the fourth-wave is here. Read the full article on Thrillist.
On LA Weekly, I write an in-depth piece on the phenomenon of white guys cooking food from other cultures and using their ethnicity as a punchline for it, like White Boy Tacos and White Guy Pad Thai. I interview these chefs, culinary experts, and scholars on what “authentic” really means and how to sensitively approach cooking…
On KCET, I write about Mini Kabob, a longstanding and tiny (only 220-square-feet!) kabob restaurant out in Glendale. The owners behind it tells their story about immigrating to the U.S. and how the son is continuing their legacy. Read the full article on KCET.
On KCET, I write about the fascinating history of iconic L.A. restaurant Philippe’s The Original, and the secret to what makes their au jus so special in their french dip sandwiches. Read the full article on KCET.
On KCET, as part of its “Saucy” series, I write about what makes The Halal Guys’ “white sauce” so special, and discuss the franchise’s origin story in New York and expansion to Los Angeles. Read the full article on KCET.