Featured Work

Below you’ll find a cross-section of my journalistic writing, which includes food and drink reporting, essays, travel writing, and business and community reporting.


City Bitty Farm Has Big Plans For Microgreens – Flatland

Banksia Is Kansas City’s First Australian-Style Bakehouse and Café – Feast

The Ship Charts New Waters With Food Service – Flatland

A Taste of Asia in Kansas City – Visit KC

From Far East to Midwest: Kansas City is a Haven for Tea – Visit KC

KC: A City With True Grits – Visit KC

More Feast food and drink reporting



Kansas City Breweries Join Black is Beautiful Initiative – Feast

How Ancient Winemakers Inspired Boulevard’s Latest Experimental Brew – October

Craft beer: Everything you need to know from A to Z (Part 1) and (Part 2) – The Kansas City Star

Do You Know the Do’s and Don’ts of Beer Festivals? – The Kansas City Star

7 Must-Visit Kansas City Breweries for Traveling St. Louisans – River Front Times

A Craft Beer Lover’s Guide to 72 Hours in St. Louis – River Front Times

Flatland – Tap List – Craft Beer Reporting in Kansas City

Callsign Brewing Founded by Veterans to Honor Heroes – Northland Lifestyle


Wine and Spirits

When Kansas Was America’s Napa Valley – An essay I wrote for the series What It Means to Be American, a project by The Smithsonian and Arizona State University in conjunction with Zócalo Public Square.

You, Too, Can Harvest Grapes for Local Wineries – The Kansas City Star

Kansas City Bartender Ryan Rama Wants to Change Your Perspective on Tequila – Feast


Travel and Lifestyle

Beach, Beer, and Bites in South Beach: A Men’s Guide to Exploring Miami’s Best Spots – Northland Lifestyle

Liberty Farm Equestrian Center Celebrates Equestrian Lifestyle – Northland Lifestyle

Baby, Please Come Home – Northland Lifestyle

More Northland Lifestyle reporting



Goin’ to Kansas City Means Big Business – Thinking Bigger

Transportant: Smart bus system reduces headaches – Thinking Bigger

Real-time Guidance Helps Health Care Providers Save Lives – Thinking Bigger