Journalism and Essays

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Featured Work

A cross-section of my reporting on business, food, drink, and other topics.


“Throw Out The Old Playbook,” Just Play Sports SolutionsThinking Bigger

“Command.App Presents,” Command.AppThinking Bigger 

“Simplified Lending,” LendingStandardThinking Bigger

“Laborchart Constructs A Smarter Scheduling App,” LaborChartThinking Bigger

“TrippNT’s Journey To Huge Growth,” TrippNTThinking Bigger

Goin’ to Kansas City Means Big Business – Thinking Bigger

Transportant: Smart bus system reduces headachesThinking Bigger

Real-time Guidance Helps Health Care Providers Save LivesThinking Bigger


City Bitty Farm Has Big Plans For MicrogreensFlatland

Banksia Is Kansas City’s First Australian-Style Bakehouse and CaféFeast

The Ship Charts New Waters With Food ServiceFlatland

A Taste of Asia in Kansas CityVisit KC

From Far East to Midwest: Kansas City is a Haven for TeaVisit KC

KC: A City With True GritsVisit KC

More Feast food and drink reporting



Kansas City Breweries Join Black is Beautiful InitiativeFeast

How Ancient Winemakers Inspired Boulevard’s Latest Experimental BrewOctober

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. LouisansRiver Front Times

A Craft Beer Lover’s Guide to 72 Hours in St. LouisRiver Front Times

Flatland – Tap List – Craft Beer Reporting in Kansas City

Callsign Brewing Founded by Veterans to Honor HeroesNorthland 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 WineriesThe Kansas City Star

Kansas City Bartender Ryan Rama Wants to Change Your Perspective on TequilaFeast


Travel and Lifestyle

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

Liberty Farm Equestrian Center Celebrates Equestrian LifestyleNorthland Lifestyle

Baby, Please Come HomeNorthland Lifestyle

More Northland Lifestyle reporting