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: 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.
... 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.
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.
A quick jaunt for California Visitors' Guide. I cannot truly recommend this crazy itinerary for a human person, but it sure was fun hitting all those spots! Of my many, many pieces for them, this was the most delicious.
A re-do of a graph in Pierre Bourdieu's 1976 Distinctions with a 2012 foodscape and audience in mind.
Illustration by Leigh Wells.
Put a Egg On It zine, spring 2012. A 50-word story about this beloved Minneapolis-St. Paul candy.
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.
A post on The Dinner Files about San Francisco and tomatoes—neither of which I loved right away. Read the full story here.
Blog post on The Dinner Files about both the curative powers of kimchi and being carried down a mountain. Read the full story here.
Critically acclaimed essay about fertility treatments in The Bigger the Better, the Tighter the Sweater (2007). Read the full essay here.