Travel has always called to me, whether it’s exploring foreign cities or trying a taste of the world through international restaurants and grocery stores. A former chef with a love of home brewing, I’m always on the hunt for great food and will happily track down cooking classes, local cuisine, food markets, and craft brews.
Select magazine and web stories gathered below.
Love Handles–Hoot Owl: Short profile of local restaurant and beer bar for craft beer magazine.
The Tables Are Turning: Choosing the Right Reservation System For Your Restaurant: An overview of the changing reservations systems landscape as competitors challenge the longtime leader, OpenTable.
The Return of Sail Cargo | Feature on sail cargo, its history, and the new age of wind-powered shipping
The Taco Truck Is Where The Action Is | Essay about tacos and community in Lone Pine, CA
Out on the Trail, With an LGBTQ Hiking Group | Personal essay about LGBTQ hiking and overcoming fear
48 Hours of Beer Drinking in San Diego, CA | Beer weekend itinerary touring San Diego’s craft beer scene
How Travelers Can Help Combat Overtourism & Finding Connections, Cigars & Che on a Cuban Tobacco Farm Tour | Service piece on overtourism across the globe, its impacts, and how travelers can avoid crowds & first-person essay and photographs on Cuban tobacco farm visit
Spirits are Soaring at Ryan and Woods | Profile of small batch North Shore distillery Ryan & Woods
6 Things I Stopped Giving a Sh*t About When I Moved to the Country | Humorous listicle-style essay about the charms of country life