Keep up with my most recent work by following me on Twitter and Instagram. Here are a few of my favorite recent pieces:

In Defense of Lugging a Cast-Iron Skillet Into the Wilderness

An essay for AFAR Magazine on my family’s questionably sane practice of taking gourmet ingredients on lengthy backpacking trips.

In San Francisco, the Revival of the Hotel Bar

A feature on a wave of stellar new hotel bars in San Francisco for the New York Times travel.

Five Places to Visit in Barcelona

A feature on best-selling author Carlos Ruiz Zafon’s favorite places in Barcelona for the New York Times travel section.

Get Ready to Fall in Love With This Hip, Seaside City in Southern France

A testament to my obsession with Marseille for AFAR Magazine.

How to Find Sustainable Seafood While Traveling

A piece for AFAR Magazine on seeking out sustainable seafood around the world, and why it matters.

Afropunk, Huichica and More: 8 Music Festivals to Hit This Year

A feature on destination-worthy U.S. music festivals in 2019 for The New York Times travel section.

A San Francisco Restaurant As Cool As Its Name Promises

A review of San Francisco’s Che Fico for The New York Timetravel section’s Bites column.

Make the Friends Happy. Don’t Have a Wedding Party.

A piece for The New York Times wedding section on the trend of wedding party-free weddings.

Five Places To Go In San Francisco

A write-up of the emerging craft booze scene in San Francisco’s Bayview neighborhood for The New York Times Travel section.

The Attendants Made The Toast. (The Couple Brewed The Beer.)

A piece for the The New York Times Sunday Styles on homebrew beer at weddings.

Vinhão Is The Blood-Colored Bastard of Vinho Verde

A look at the little-known, but culturally essential red wines coming out of Portugal’s Vinho Verde region for VICE.

Make Hummus, Not Walls: A Food Tour of Ramallah

An essay for The Concourse about a food-filled trip to the West Bank.

Drunken American Storytelling

A longform feature for SF Weekly about Hoodslam, a raucous, adults-only celebration of wrestling and pop culture in Oakland.

More of my work, as seen in:

 Saveur · Lucky Peach · Serious Eats ·  PUNCH · VICE

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