IN A NUTSHELL
Based on the West Coast — Los Angeles and the PNW to be exact — I've covered the food, travel, entertainment and lifestyle beat for almost 20 years. In that time I've helped launch new digital products (Eater LA, Tasting Table, LA.com), I was the editor and food columnist for city-specific outlets (Zagat LA, Angeleno magazine), and I've written for a slew of national, local and regional publications (The Hollywood Reporter, Los Angeles magazine, Eater, The Seattle Times, LAist, Taste, Bon Appetit among others). There's been some TV and lots of radio, and I even had a video series at one point. I'll go anywhere for a good story — Iceland, Bordeaux, Germany, Tokyo and San Sebastián are just a few favorites — and thrill in making discoveries at home. My work tends to spotlight both the famous and the unsung, and I take some great photos to boot. You can find a fairly comprehensive collection of my editorial work here, but please check out the Published Work & Blog tab for my most recent articles.
Utilizing that editorial experience, I also help brands and products in the hospitality and lifestyle spheres build strong content strategies. This includes but is not limited to: Create and implement editorial calendars and guidelines; manage writers and copy; and tell stories through smart, compelling and clear copywriting. Most recently I've worked with beauty, cannabis and travel clients. Feel free to reach out for more info.
I'm available for assignments, brand journalism, content creation, podcasts, speaking engagements, and cookbook projects. Or just to chat. Please contact me here. And follow my hijinks — cooking, hiking, sipping wine across the world, slurping oysters anywhere — on Instagram and Twitter.