My fall 2021 return to Los Angeles, the region I partly grew up in and spent over 12 years of my youth and, later, young adulthood living in was a busy one. I visited over 35 places, from cafes and coffee roasters, to restaurants and eateries — like pre-pandemic times. While the bar scene was clearly struggling on the service end even more than restaurants were, restaurants were coming back to life.
Here’s the good, the bad and the damn delicious: Read more →
El Cielo I helped write a number of guides for Google Area 120’s new Touringbird guides with insider tips on cities around the world (more on Touringbird here). Of course, my tips are heavy on dining, food, bars, drink, starting with my Bogota food & dining recommends. I write about Leo, El Chato, Salvo Patria, Harry Sasson, El Cielo, Black Bear,… Read more →
My January print article in Oakland Magazine and Alameda Magazines, covering the OC but from a walkable standpoint. Yes, in a massive county of millions, Orange County’s Huntington Beach is all grown up with new and revamped hotels, restaurants, cocktails and spas, all in one walkable coastal mile, complete with SoCal sunsets and chill surfer vibe. Article here. My other Oakland… Read more →