James Turrell Blue Blood skyscape in Santa Fe, NM

Visit a Mysterious and Forgotten James Turrell Work, Blue Blood

Continue Reading
Denver Union Station exterior

Denver City Guide: Perfect 3 Day Weekend in Denver for Foodies

Continue Reading
Seared Elk Loin from the Palace Arms

Culinary Ode to Fall at the Palace Arms at the Brown Palace

Continue Reading

Gaijin at Zeppelin Station: Casual Ramen Spot in RiNo

Continue Reading
Food | Travel

How to Order at Ichiran Ramen in Japan

By on June 29, 2018
Ichiran bowl of ramen

The first time I heard of Ichiran was after the opening of their first US restaurant in Brooklyn, NY. After many starts and stops since 2007, it was a 2016 New York Magazine article provocatively titled, “Is Ichiran New York’s Most Antisocial Restaurant?,” that put the Japanese ramen chain on my radar. By this time […]

Continue Reading

Life

How I Became an Instagram Food Influencer

By on May 7, 2018
Food influencer taking a photo

I often get asked about how I became an Instagram food influencer so I thought I’d share my story here on the blog.  I went from starting a new Instagram account (@newdenizen) with no followers, after moving to a brand new city where I didn’t know anyone to getting invited to restaurant previews and openings and […]

Continue Reading