Staff preparing restaurant at Bruto

Brutø: Kelly Whitaker’s Latest Test Lab for Grains and Local Produce

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Bucatini pasta and zoodles at American Elm

American Elm: Strong Start for this Nouveau American Bistro

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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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Food

Aloy Modern Thai: Drool-worthy Dishes to Sate Your Appetite

By on October 19, 2016
Aly Modern Thai's Belly Bun, Duck Roll, Tom Yum Soup

Earlier this year, when I saw that a “contemporary farm-to-table Thai cuisine” restaurant was opening up nearby, I was hopeful but cautious. You see, in NYC, you can’t throw a rock down a street without hitting the door of some amazing Thai/Chinese/Vietnamese/Malaysian/Japanese/etc. joint. However, much to my shock and horror, in my short time here […]

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Life

The Backpacking Trip that Changed My Life

By on September 27, 2016
Summiting Mt. Geikie

A pretty bold statement, I know. But that’s exactly how I felt after going on my first extended backpacking trip – a 14-day hike in the Wind River Wilderness Range in the western region of Wyoming in July of this year. It truly changed. my. life. This wasn’t just any backpacking adventure – it was a NOLS course. The National Outdoor […]

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Food

Pop’s Place: A Eulogy

By on September 13, 2016
Pop's Place Thai Noodle Bowl

Last week I was devastated to hear that one of my favorite restaurants in Denver, Pop’s Place, closed down. I immediately felt a pit in my stomach. I had been working on a post waxing poetic about how much I loved the restaurant and now I wished that I had hunkered down and written the […]

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