Cooking's Not for Everyone
Cooking's Not for Everyone

Featured in Best Food Writing 2015. Originally published in Edible San Francisco, winter 2015. Manifesto against making people feel guilty for not cooking. Read the full story here.

A Snail's Tale
A Snail's Tale

"A Snail's Tale: Stalking the Original Slow Food in a San Francisco Garden," was included in Best Food Writing 2013. Originally published in Edible San Francisco, spring 2013. Read the full story here.

In Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula...
In Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula...

... a Cooking Class Turned Out to Be a Real Turkey. Story for The Washington Post about a Thanksgiving spent in Merida. Read the full story here.

A Day in the Life of a Crab Lover
A Day in the Life of a Crab Lover

In which I brave the icy waters of the Pacific, a leaking kayak, and sharp claws for a truly fresh-caught Dungeness crab. Published in Edible San Francisco, winter 2013. Read the full story here.

Bourdieu's Food Space
Bourdieu's Food Space

A re-do of a graph in Pierre Bourdieu's 1976 Distinctions with a 2012 foodscape and audience in mind.

Illustration by Leigh Wells.

See the whole shebang here.

Nut Goodie
Nut Goodie

Put a Egg On It zine, spring 2012. A 50-word story about this beloved Minneapolis-St. Paul candy.

Surf, Shave Ice and Sunsets on Kauai
Surf, Shave Ice and Sunsets on Kauai

Travel piece about Hanalei for The New York Times, with a focus on shave ice and the craziest farmers market I've ever visited. Read the full story here.

Two Loves
Two Loves

A post on The Dinner Files about San Francisco and tomatoes—neither of which I loved right away. Read the full story here.

Kimchi, Torn Knee, and Being a Koala Bear
Kimchi, Torn Knee, and Being a Koala Bear

Blog post on The Dinner Files about both the curative powers of kimchi and being carried down a mountain. Read the full story here.

Scrambled Eggs
Scrambled Eggs

Critically acclaimed essay about fertility treatments in The Bigger the Better, the Tighter the Sweater (2007). Read the full essay here.

Cooking's Not for Everyone
A Snail's Tale
In Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula...
A Day in the Life of a Crab Lover
Bourdieu's Food Space
Nut Goodie
Surf, Shave Ice and Sunsets on Kauai
Two Loves
Kimchi, Torn Knee, and Being a Koala Bear
Scrambled Eggs
Cooking's Not for Everyone

Featured in Best Food Writing 2015. Originally published in Edible San Francisco, winter 2015. Manifesto against making people feel guilty for not cooking. Read the full story here.

A Snail's Tale

"A Snail's Tale: Stalking the Original Slow Food in a San Francisco Garden," was included in Best Food Writing 2013. Originally published in Edible San Francisco, spring 2013. Read the full story here.

In Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula...

... a Cooking Class Turned Out to Be a Real Turkey. Story for The Washington Post about a Thanksgiving spent in Merida. Read the full story here.

A Day in the Life of a Crab Lover

In which I brave the icy waters of the Pacific, a leaking kayak, and sharp claws for a truly fresh-caught Dungeness crab. Published in Edible San Francisco, winter 2013. Read the full story here.

Bourdieu's Food Space

A re-do of a graph in Pierre Bourdieu's 1976 Distinctions with a 2012 foodscape and audience in mind.

Illustration by Leigh Wells.

See the whole shebang here.

Nut Goodie

Put a Egg On It zine, spring 2012. A 50-word story about this beloved Minneapolis-St. Paul candy.

Surf, Shave Ice and Sunsets on Kauai

Travel piece about Hanalei for The New York Times, with a focus on shave ice and the craziest farmers market I've ever visited. Read the full story here.

Two Loves

A post on The Dinner Files about San Francisco and tomatoes—neither of which I loved right away. Read the full story here.

Kimchi, Torn Knee, and Being a Koala Bear

Blog post on The Dinner Files about both the curative powers of kimchi and being carried down a mountain. Read the full story here.

Scrambled Eggs

Critically acclaimed essay about fertility treatments in The Bigger the Better, the Tighter the Sweater (2007). Read the full essay here.

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