Long before I moved to Richmond, I knew I wanted to write for Richmond Magazine. It’s a beautiful publication and a great resource for anyone who lives in the city. So I was excited to get my first story published in the magazine in January, and I’ve been contributing every month since. The photo above is from my article on shopping with chefs, where I tagged along with chefs to find out how they buy groceries. I’ve also written about chefs using winter citrus and a wacky new place called GWARbar.
Distilleries are popping up all over Charleston. Serial entrepreneur Scott Blackwell brings vodka, rum, and sorghum whiskey to the scene with High Wire Distilling Co. Here’s the story in Charleston magazine.
Boston and Cambridge have so many outstanding restaurants that I’m just starting to scratch the surface after six months here. I checked out Chef Nookie Postal’s new place Commonwealth soon after it opened. Here’s what I thought.
What’s it really like to live without wheat? For this Newport Life Magazine piece, I spoke to several people with celiac disease to find out.
Ever wonder what goes into planning a menu? I talked to three chefs at three different stages in the process. Read this and you’re guaranteed to look at things differently next time you go out to eat.
Two summers ago I interviewed chef Nathalie Dupree about her cookbook, Southern Biscuits. An excerpt from my story:
Despite the fact that biscuits were once staples of everyday cooking, they’re now surrounded by an air of mystery, particularly to a generation whose matriarchs are more likely to head off to work in the morning than slave over a hot stove all day. Without that precedent, modern cooks often opt for Pillsbury rather than go through the trouble of making them from scratch. Which is a shame, if you ask any biscuit purist.
You can read the full story here.