After much anticipation, Pretty Bird is now open in Salt Lake City. The downtown restaurant specializes in hot chicken, but I’m predicting the sandwich will be the social media star of the menu. Just look at it:
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The great Chinese American road trip
As promised, here’s a link to my article in Salt Lake Magazine. Let me know what you think.
Chinese Americana: Prologue
If you asked me what I was working on last year, chances are I talked about how I was driving to small Utah towns searching for Chinese restaurants. I spent hundreds of miles on the road and the project took me months to complete. I didn’t really know what I would find or how IContinue reading “Chinese Americana: Prologue”
A fond farewell to a friend
I don’t shoot many landscapes but this has got to be one of my favorite photos that I’ve ever taken, mostly because of the sentimental value.
Leftovers | Publik Coffee Roasters
The Utah Review published a pictorial I did about Publik Coffee a few weeks ago. Here’s another look at the place with some alternates from that photo shoot.
The Copper Onion photo sessions
As I mentioned in my previous post, I worked on a story where I tried to trace the people and restaurants that are responsible for shaping the Salt Lake City dining scene the way it is today. No such story would be complete without Ryan Lowder and The Copper Onion. Lowder spent a stint at theContinue reading “The Copper Onion photo sessions”
Forage photo session
Back in December, I talked to an editor at LA Times about putting together a feature on the dining scene in Salt Lake City. She gave me the go ahead but specified that I had to work on spec (i.e., do it without a guarantee of being published). Fair enough, I thought. I conducted halfContinue reading “Forage photo session”
Grand Central Market | DTLA
Grand Central Market in Downtown Los Angeles, which has been in continuous operation since 1917, has changed a lot over the decades. Vendors and purveyors have come and gone as storefronts evolved along with the neighborhood’s population. In recent years, DTLA has seen a renaissance with a refreshing infusion of new art galleries, coffee shops,Continue reading “Grand Central Market | DTLA”
The Downtown Farmers Market, which started in 1992, has become a summertime staple in Salt Lake City. The open-air market draws tens of thousands of people to Pioneer Park each week between the months of June and October. Its popularity pushed organizers to spawn pop-up style markets last winter. This winter, the farmers market foundContinue reading “Winter wonderland”
New section on photography page
As a food writer, I eat a lot. I also happen to be one of those people who snaps two to three photos before taking his first bite. I’ve amassed hundreds of food pics over the years. Here are some of my favorites.
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