Portfolio

A sampling of my published work

Profiles & Interviews

Danica Patrick: Driven

Danica Patrick: Driven

Publication - Alive Magazine

Auto racing legend Danica Patrick on how to take your dreams to the finish line. read more

EarthyAndy: Paradise Found

EarthyAndy: Paradise Found

Publication - Alive Magazine

How Andrea Hannemann (aka @EarthyAndy) resolved her intractable health issues by choosing plant-based foods over processed ones. read more

Zooey Deschanel’s Growth Plan

Zooey Deschanel’s Growth Plan

Publication - Alive Magazine

How the actor and singer is lighting the way toward a consumer-driven revolution in the way our food is grown and sourced. read more

Food & Wellness

Easy Does It

Easy Does It

Publication - Alive Magazine

Yoga guru Tara Stiles' new approach to wellness is grounded in the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda. Here's how to apply its teachings. read more

Let Go of Perfect

Let Go of Perfect

Publication - Alive Magazine

Nutrition expert and bestselling author Kimberly Snyder offers advice for thriving within life's new (and unpredictable) normal. read more

Taking Toxin-Free Personal Care to the Next Level

Taking Toxin-Free Personal Care to the Next Level

Publication - Ingredients Journal

The dangers of petrochemicals in personal care products--and how an innovative company is setting a new safety standard. read more

Features & Essays

State of the Art

State of the Art

Publication - Trojan Family Magazine

During pandemic closures, museums put innovation into overdrive to bring art into people's homes. Will the way we view art ever be the same? read more

A Misguided Crackdown

A Misguided Crackdown

Publication - KCET

How 'law and order' rhetoric hurts communities reeling from COVID-related spike in violence read more

Journaling Helps with COVID-19 Emotions

Journaling Helps with COVID-19 Emotions

Publication - Pasadena Weekly

Five research-backed ways that journal writing can benefit your wellbeing in the time of the coronavirus and beyond. read more

Dance & Performance

It’s Family That Matters The Most

It’s Family That Matters The Most

Publication - See Tickets Welcomes

During the pandemic, Largo at the Coronet's family of A-list performers went to bat for NIVA's Save Our Stages movement. read more

Dancing to the beat of another country

Dancing to the beat of another country

Publication - Los Angeles Times

Travel the world through the lens of dance on trips led by LA-based dance companies. read more

Boogie Nights: ‘Silent disco’ is making itself heard

Boogie Nights: ‘Silent disco’ is making itself heard

Publication - Los Angeles Times

At silent disco events, partygoers get their audio fix from wireless headphones tuned to a live DJ broadcast. read more

City Guides & Travel

Your Guide to Downtown L.A.

Your Guide to Downtown L.A.

Publication - California Real Estate Magazine

The cultural highlights and booming real estate markets of five Downtown Los Angeles neighborhoods. read more

Travel+Leisure Local Expert: Rachel B. Levin

Travel+Leisure Local Expert: Rachel B. Levin

Publication - Travel + Leisure

A collection of articles on L.A.'s best hotels, shops, restaurants, sights, activities, and more, written and curated by yours truly. read more

10 Best Hotels in Los Angeles

10 Best Hotels in Los Angeles

Publication - Travel Channel

A guide to distinctive hotels in L.A. that offer superb amenities and one-of-a-kind experiences (butterfly sanctuary, anyone?). read more

Books That Feature My Work

The Purple Passport to Los Angeles

The Purple Passport to Los Angeles

Publication - The Purple Passport

A guide to LA's hippest, chicest hotels, nightlife venues, restaurants, shops, sights, and spas. read more

Clean Plates Los Angeles: A Guide to the Healthiest, Tastiest, and Most Sustainable Restaurants for Vegetarians and Carnivores

Clean Plates Los Angeles: A Guide to the Healthiest, Tastiest, and Most Sustainable Restaurants for Vegetarians and Carnivores

Publication - Craving Wellness

A nutritionist-approved guide to over 100 restaurants in Los Angeles where clean eating meets culinary craft. read more

The Purple Passport to New York City

The Purple Passport to New York City

Publication - The Purple Passport

A discerning guide to the best of the Big Apple, with a focus on Manhattan. read more