Food & Travel

I’ve been blogging and writing about food since the turn of the century (yep, before “blogging” was even coined). I’ve also been a columnist at Serious Eats, as well as a regular contributor at, New York Post, and Metromix (r.i.p.).

The Emerald Green Drink of 1970s Japan

The Secret to Portland’s Best Tacos Is This Masa Factory
Where To Find Latin American Favorites in Portland and Beyond
12 Places to Find Heavenly Hawaiian Plates in Portland
Portland’s Must-Try Korean Restaurants
An Ode to Forcella’s Neapolitan Pies
The Cashiers at Yip’s Are Consumate Professionals

Where To Eat And Drink In Portland, Oregon

Best Latinx Food in Queens, NYC

12 Local Boozes Made in Portland 


Chef Alvin Cailan: From Egg Sandwiches to Eggplant Adobo


There Are No Moons Over My Hammy at Denny’s in Japan

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Mighty Milkshakes
Summer Drinks at SixtyFive
Iced Coffee Break

seriouseatsInternational Intrigue: Why There’s No Shame in Dining at US Chains Abroad

Fast Food International
A column showcasing foreign chain restaurants in NYC. Sampling:

Sushi By-the-Piece at Wasabi, Times Square’s Newest Fast Food Import
A Hundred Bite-Sized Spanish Sandwiches at 100 Montaditos
Sweet and Savory Gelato at L’Albero dei Gelati
A Homier Take on Japanese Fast Food at Ootoya, Now in Times Square and the Flatiron
Jinya Ramen Bar

zagat_logoForeign Invasion: How Have International Restaurants Changed for NYC Audiences?

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Thailand: Bangkok Is Crazed With A Hipster Haggis Joint

nymag_logoRestaurant Reviews