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…
On Los Angeles Magazine, I interview chef Nick Erven about his L.A. inspirations behind his Southern cooking at the new Rappahannock Oyster Bar. Think impossibly flaky and buttery kimchi-cheddar biscuits. Read the full article on Los Angeles Magazine.
On GOOD, I interview Michelin-starred chef Daniel Patterson and his team about the ways they’re trying to level out the playing field, especially for persons of color and women, in the restaurant industry. Read the full article on GOOD.
On LAist, I follow the expert dim sum makers of NBC Seafood Restaurant, an San Gabriel Valley mainstay that’s been in the community for 30 years. I learn the tricks of the trade and what it takes to run such a well-oiled machine. Read the full article on LAist.
In Los Angeles Magazine’s June 2018 issue, I wrote a primer on all things Chinese dumplings, with an interview with the owners of Mason’s Dumpling Shop in Highland Park.
On Los Angeles Magazine, I interview Rice Bar chef Charles Olalia about his newest venture, a Filipino restaurant and bar in Silver Lake called “Ma’am Sir.” Read the full article on Los Angeles Magazine.
For my first story on Eater LA, I write about how the restaurant owners of Casa Vega have long been supporting immigrant employees at their establishment for 62 years. I speak to some of its longest employees, who’ve been there from 20 to 41 years. Read the full article on Eater LA.
On Los Angeles Magazine, I write about how the Yamashiro Night Market has made it official comeback with its original organizers. In addition to being a weekly mini food fair, it’s now a hub for arts and music. Read the full article on Los Angeles Magazine.