I'm a food and travel writer, editor, content strategist, copywriter, television host, and producer. My bylines include The Washington Post, Gourmet.com, Bon Appétit, Martha Stewart Living, New York Magazine, Epicurious, InStyle, Men's Health, Grub Street, MyRecipes, and The Food Network. (A few clips are HERE!)
I have been a Food Features Editor for Yahoo Food, staff Food Writer at Time Out New York, Senior Research Editor at Martha Stewart Weddings, Contributing Editor at CHOW.com, and book editor for Da Capo Press. The weekly videos I hosted and co-produced for CHOW.com on NY1 received an International Association of Culinary Professionals nomination for best Televised Culinary Series.
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I was lucky enough to know all four of my grandparents. Grandpa Van Buren showed up every Christmas as round and rosy-cheeked as Santa Claus, bringing with him a big suitcase full of gifts—sweaters with snowflakes, and sensible things like that—he … Continue reading
Oh, my goodness, this is becoming a biannual blog. That *can’t* be good for SEO. This site is primarily for professional purposes, though, designed to send the curious to my writing, video and editing clips, which are here. It’s also … Continue reading
It’s been a while. And now it’s hot outside. I’m not one of these people who covets salads, tiny berries and buckets of water when it’s hot. I covet ice cream and barbecue, lobster rolls and chicken liver mousse. Weird … Continue reading
So this is a little wild: The season of the NY CHOW Report that I wrote, hosted and produced and Alex Lisowski directed, shot and edited was just named a finalist for best “Televised Culinary Series” by the International Association … Continue reading
Chocolate pistachio tart with brandied cherries at Bien Cuit. It’s apt that the last piece I host and produce for CHOW is about chocolate, since I have a major sweet tooth. This chocolate pistachio tart is delicious, gorgeous and made … Continue reading
It’s pretty nostalgia-inducing to do a piece about Long Island City. When I lived around the bend from PS1 in 2002 there was only one local grocery store, where a cute cat roamed the premises. Less cute was the fact … Continue reading
It’s been a while, but I have some cool news: I’m now a Contributing Editor for CHOW, my favorite food site. You can RSS them here and follow the New York Digest that Mark Hokoda and I run over here. … Continue reading