Portrait of Laura

My Food Influencer Code of Ethics

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Crowd at Ototo Japanese home cooking dinner

Japanese Home Cooking Meal at Ototo

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Dinner at Cho77

Cho77: Vibrant Food in a Beautiful, Casual Setting

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Crowd at Heritage Fire Acreage Farms 2019

Cochon555’s Heritage Fire at Acreage Farms

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My Food Influencer Code of Ethics

By on September 17, 2019
Portrait of Laura

I’ll never forget the first time I was ever invited to an event as a “food influencer.” I had been running my blog and @newdenizen Instagram account for some time before a local PR person emailed and asked if I would like to come to an event at a new restaurant where a guest and […]

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Food

Japanese Home Cooking Meal at Ototo

By on August 28, 2019
Crowd at Ototo Japanese home cooking dinner

Last week I attended a very special invite-only dinner created by Natsumi Oguchi and Den Corner Restaurants’ Toshi Kizaki held at Ototo on South Pearl Street. The theme was Japanese home cooking, ⁠where visiting chef Oguchi produced a spread of over a dozen items highlighting the allure of the simple yet delicious dishes that traditionally […]

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Cochon555’s Heritage Fire at Acreage Farms

By on August 13, 2019
Crowd at Heritage Fire Acreage Farms 2019

This year, Cochon555’s Heritage Fire event came to Acreage Farms. Just a half hour from downtown Denver in in Lafayette, Colorado, this outdoor live fire cooking festival drew a healthy crowd of food enthusiasts to come eat their body weight in meat, chicken, and seafood over the course of several hours. It was an absolute […]

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