Food & Booze

My food writing stems from personal experiences as a frequent dinner party host, avid home cook and chef/food TV fan.

Current works-in-progress available for commission:

  • Puerto Rico “chinchorreo” travelogue and D-I-Y recipe post

  • Foie gras recipe post with a focus on innovative, fresh cooking techniques

  • Profile on Cristina Martinez of South Philly Barbacoa & the role of bodegas-turned-community spaces for people of color

  • Latinx food entrepreneurs providing a homebase for displaced families post-Hurricane Maria

Guides

PhiladelphiaNew York  — ColombiaPortugalUruguay —  and more...

 

Counter Culture: Tales of A Girl Eating Alone

A personal essay on what it's like eating alone at bars around the world. View a clip of my stage reading at University of the Arts here

Fields & Stations: 'manatawny Still Works' cocktail Print feature

An ode to Philadelphia through a Philadelphia-inflected cocktail. See you at 'the place we meet to drink.'

Latina: 'Comadres' Cocktail Print Feature

Interview on women-owned bar and restaurant Leyenda with Puerto Rican head chef Sue Torres (Top Chef Masters) and award-winning bartender, Ivy Mix. 

Top 7 Places To Eat In Bogotá

Forget about bad reputations: Colombia's capitol city has been on the rise with impressive food culture and a thriving dining scene for a long time. Get into it.

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foodie’s Guide to Uruguay

Eating your way through the South American country that's home to meat stands, Tannat wine, chivito sandwiches and La Huella restaurant.

Guide to Red Hook, Brooklyn

How to spend the perfect day in Brooklyn's off center neighborhood.