Bakeshop on Twentieth for



Food Department feature on the Cosgroves’ new 20th Street bakery.

Filipino sweets for Serious Eats

An introduction to Filipino baked goods, desserts and sweets.

Pictured: the pandesal I baked with the homey nealsantosphoto.

#openinPHLwithNOFOOTBALL for Philly Mag

joeysweeney of Philebrity has launched a new campaign promoting bars that cater to football haters.

Drexel Food Lab for Philadelphia Daily News

Drexel Culinary’s “Food Lab” initiative gives students the opportunity to work as R&D chefs for corporations and non-profits.

Photo: Chanda Jones

Underneath Reading Terminal Market for Philadelphia Daily News

There’s a secret world that lies beneath the Reading Terminal Market. 

Photo: Steven M.Falk

Toasting traditions for PUNCH

Another fun assignment for punchdrink — outlining toasting traditions around the world.

Illustration: jenkruch

The Trip to Italy review for CP


A bit too much retread, but these two dudes still make me laugh.

La Peg for Philadelphia Daily News

Bistrot La Minette owner Peter Woolsey just opened La Peg, a unique waterfront brasserie, with the folks behind FringeArts.

Photo: Kevin Monko

Philly fall openings preview for Food Republic

Lots of cool stuff opening this season.

Pictured: corned pork belly on pretzel challah from Abe Fisher.

Local kombucha for Philadelphia Inquirer

I talked to Philly-based kombucha makers about the popularity of the stuff and the process of making it.

Pictured: Inspired Brews, which I buy all the time from Breezy’s Cafe.

Photo: Anne Gustafson