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My work has appeared on Vice, Food & Wine, Esquire, GQ, Forbes, Playboy, Paper, Saveur, Architectural Digest, Houstonia, Liquor.com and more.

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How 88Rising Raised the Bar for Asian Representation

PAPER

Anthony Bourdain Asked Us to Have a Greater Sense of Obligation—to Trauma, to Triumph, and to Food

ESQUIRE

The Design Lover’s Guide to Marfa

ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST

Skip Tulum This Winter and Travel to Belize Instead

GQ

Inside New York City’s Latest Japanese Cocktail Renaissance

FOOD & WINE

Vietnamese-Cajun Crawfish Is the American Food of the Future

VICE

The Gentleman’s Guide to Drinking in Paris

PLAYBOY

The Buzz About Dylan Sprouse

PAPER

Introducing the New Yorkers of the Year

TIME OUT NEW YORK

The Best Japanese Whisky: A Guide for the Thirsty and Curious

GQ

Justine Biticon Is a Model Citizen

PAPER

The Absolute Best Nightclubs And Lounges In New York City

FORBES

The Peach Was a Sex Object Long Before 'Call Me By Your Name'

VICE

Houston's Water Spinach Village is Fighting for its Life

SAVEUR

Q&A: Ashima Shiraishi

FURTHERMORE

The Star Teen Chef Taking Over New York

PAPER

A New Yorker’s Guide to Miami

GOTHAM

Everything I Need to Know About Life I Learned from Working at IHOP

EXTRA CRISPY

Saigon's Food Scene Is Being Transformed by the Returning Vietnamese Diaspora

VICE

How Bartenders Bridge Hospitality and Political Activism

FOOD & WINE

Downtown Manhattan in the 1970s Was New York’s Golden Era for Nightlife

VICE

The New York City Bar That Mastered the Romantic Mood

LIQUOR.COM

Nas Returns to His Roots with Sweet Chick

PAPER

Andrea Nguyen’s Latest Cookbook Is a Seminal Work for Vietnamese Cuisine

SAVEUR

Your Guide to Mustique, the Private Caribbean Island Where You Can Stay in David Bowie's Former Villa

GQ

Meet Queens’ Ramen-Obsessed Teen Chef

EDIBLE QUEENS

Franco Noriega's Food Porn

PAPER

Viet-Houston Food Is All the Rage... in Brooklyn?!?

HOUSTONIA

How Bar Goto Got it Right

LIQUOR.COM

Marcus Samuelsson Dishes on How to Eat Harlem

SAVEUR

How to Build a Home Bar Without Going Broke

GQ

Drake Really is Champagne Papi

PAPER

How Utah's Old-School Liquor Laws Forced Bartenders to Get Creative

VICE

5 Must-Visit Little Saigons In America (Plus The Vietnamese Food To Try In Each)

FORBES

Amsterdam-Noord Is the Ultimate Creatives’ Vacation Destination

PLAYBOY

The Ice Mages of Queens: Inside the Obsessive World of Artisanal Ice Cubes

EDIBLE QUEENS

The World's Best School Lunch Costs $1

SAVEUR