Check out some of my work!

Four stellar winter getaways in the Midwest (Naperville Magazine)
Contributed to Google Trips mobile travel app as a freelance local expert for Chicago
Best breakfasts in Denver (DRAFT magazine)
Must-visit breweries and eateries in Memphis (DRAFT magazine)
Moon Travel Guides: Tennessee and Nashville (research assistant to author Margaret Littman)
Where to dine, drink and shop when visiting Logan Square (The Virgin Atlantic Blog)

Celebrity interviews
10 things to know about HGTV's Egypt Sherrod (
Fashion designer Cynthia Rowley makes kefir sexy (Crain's Chicago Business)
Alice Waters on the Edible Schoolyard Project's 20th anniversary (FoodService Director)
Talking "MasterChef" and more with Graham Elliot (Metromix)

Food & drink
50 best bars in Chicago ( Chicago Magazine)
Chicago bars that welcome pizza delivery (Chicago Tribune)
How to host the perfect holiday party (Naperville Magazine)
Meet the larger-than-life baker behind Chicago's most whimsical, over-the-top cakes (RedEye)
Sip your way through the newest crop of west-suburban craft breweries (Naperville Magazine)
The ultimate summer grill guide: Marinade secrets, oddball grill hacks and more (RedEye)
What's in your sushi? Possibly not what you think (Crain's Chicago Business)
Chef Charles Phan dishes on his UC Berkeley cafe (FoodService Director)
Five hot food halls in Chicago, Portland, San Diego and more (Food Fanatics) 
Latin food playground Latinicity: What to eat, buy and cook with at home (TastingTable)
Guide to the Chicago Athletic Association Hotel's bars and restaurants (RedEye)
Restaurant reviews: Jeni's Splendid Ice CreamsGraceBrindille (RedEye)

Shopping & style
Shop your closet with digital wardrobe services (Crain's Chicago Business)
Tieks, ThirdLove, Tyme ... Are Facebook timeline-advertised goods worth buying? (RedEye)
Bucktown's Indie Row is a destination for home design and decor (Crain's Chicago Business)
You've tried slow food. How about slow fashion? (Crain's Chicago Business)
Styling tips for ankle boots and more (RedEye)
How to find the best sunglasses for you (RedEye)
Wedding boutique guides for BucktownLincoln ParkGold Coast and West Loop (RedEye Wedding Guide)
How to dress to impress for New Year's: Tips for ladies and gentlemen (RedEye)

Business & nonprofit
Order your morning coffee from a robot barista (FoodService Director)
How restaurant owners address sexual harassment in the workplace (Food Fanatics)
Cultivating positive word-of-mouth buzz for your restaurant (Restaurant Business)
Grab-and-go 2.0: Automated breakfast more (Restaurant Business)
Nonprofit org Seed of Hope is giving girls the fuel to grow. (Naperville magazine)

Arts & culture
River North dancer Hanna Brictson makes her choreographic debut (RedEye)
Giordano Dance Chicago creates a tribute for its founder (Dance Spirit)
How dance professors balance second jobs as company directors (Dance Teacher)
What to expect during your first year in the corps de ballet (Pointe)
Talking swords and sea battles with the fight director of "The Pirate Queen" (Stage Directions)
Q&A with the stars of "Step Up Revolution" (RedEye)

Videos/TV appearances
Speedy Halloween costumes with Project Runway's Justin LeBlanc (RedEye)
Talking candy cocktails with Dylan Lauren at Dylan's Candy Bar (RedEye)
Watch oysters from delivery to plate at Pearl Tavern (RedEye)
Remembering Chicago legend Charlie Trotter (RedEye)
Fall fashion on a budget at Crossroads Trading Company (RedEye)

Radio segments
Ramen restaurants take over Chicago  (RedEye Remix on WGN Radio)
Underground bars for winter hibernation (RedEye Remix on WGN Radio)
The most legendary bars in Chicago (RedEye Remix on WGN Radio)
Uber launches lunch delivery (Rivet Radio)