Los Angeles

Clean Plates Los Angeles Newsletter Launches!

I’ve been contributing to Clean Plates restaurant guides for several years now, and this month they’ve launched the Los Angeles edition of the weekly Clean Plates newsletter. I’ve come on board as the Los Angeles Editor! This is really exciting, as the newsletter will be bringing readers up-to-the minute coverage of fantastic healthy, local, and […]

Local Experting

Travel+Leisure magazine has officially launched their Local Expert initiative in which they’ve enlisted local lifestyle writers in fabulous cities around the world to offer readers their personal recommendations for distinctive travel experiences. I participated in the program’s pilot phase, and now it’s official: I’m the Local Expert for Los Angeles! It’s been fun offering up […]

My First Published Personal Essay

My First Published Personal Essay

This illustration by Gabrielle Gamboa perfectly captures the spirit of the essay I published today on Narratively as part of “Modern Families” week. It’s a piece about my passion for dancing to hip-hop and salsa, and how that passion has defined much of my adult life, including my romantic relationships. A conventional life of marriage […]