On KCET, I interview 88-year-old Jacques-Andre Istel, the father of parachuting, and visionary behind erecting a massive marble pyramid and granite monuments engraved with the history of mankind in the middle of a California desert. Read the full article on KCET.
On Thrillist, I write about Los Angeles’ best craft coffee bars along with reporter Josh Lurie. Read the full article on Thrillist.
On Los Angeles Magazine, I write about something near and dear to my heart: the most-extra croissants. There are some creative pastries in this roundup, from a kimchi-SPAM-musubi, to a crackly croissant dipped in matcha and white chocolate. Read the full article on Los Angeles Magazine.
On LA Weekly, I interview organizers involved in launching L.A.’s first-of-its-kind community marketplace at the Metro Westlake/MacArthur Station. It’s a place where street vendors can legally sell their wares. Their next step is opening up food stalls, but they’ve run into some hurdles–and they’re figuring out the best way to approach it. Read the full…
On LA Weekly, I interview Shibumi’s chef-owner David Schlosser about his Japanese kappo cuisine for its annual People Issue. Read the full article on LA Weekly.
On KCET, I interview scholars and restauranteurs for my long-form article about the ways restaurants can take positive actions in communities that are transitioning. Read the full article on KCET.
On VICE’s MUNCHIES, I interview Debbie Ball of Albuquerque’s The Candy Lady shop, which created the meth prop used in Breaking Bad. Read the full article on MUNCHIES.
On LA Weekly, I write about Sumo Dog’s genius creation: sushi rice tots. Read the full article on LA Weekly.
On LA Weekly, I interview Benaddictz’s Justin Foronda, a chef who is putting his own unique spin on melding Filipino classics with American brunch items. Read the full article on LA Weekly.
On MyDomaine, in conjunction with Dole for a sponsored post, I write about how to prepare for the perfect picnic. Read the full article on MyDomaine.